Scottsdale Community College participates in the Federal Work Study Program. It’s an easy and convenient way for you to earn money as you go to school. The Federal Work Study Program provides part-time employment opportunities for students with financial need. While encouraging community service work and work related to a student’s course of study. The Federal Work Study Program provides students with the opportunity to earn money to help pay for educational expenses. As a participant in the program, students may be employed by the institution itself or with an outside organization, for an approximate twenty (20) hours per week. Students may acquire valuable work experience and marketable job skills, gain knowledge and insight into their chosen career field, network with potential future employers, and establish valuable relationships.
At SCC, eligibility is determined each year as a result of early application of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the financial need of a student. Funding level and number of positions are limited, so positions are not guaranteed from one year to the next. To be considered for Federal Work Study for 2021-2022, please indicate on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that you want to be considered for Work Study. The Financial Aid Office will determine your eligibility. If you have been packaged with Work Study you must go to my.maricopa.edu and accept the award (or decline it if you are no longer interested).
ATTENTION RETURNING STUDENTS. You will not be automatically awarded Work Study. It is up to you to apply for financial aid early. Keep in mind that Work Study is financial aid in the form of a job. Therefore supervisors do not have the ability to hire you back if you are not awarded Work Study.
Students interested in Work Study should submit the 2021-2022 Work Study Student Interest Form.
Federal Work Study funds are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis, until all funds are exhausted. The Financial Aid Office will determine your eligibility for funding. Students awarded will be notified through the student center on my.maricopa.edu.