Take advantage of the Federal Work Study Program at Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC)! Work Study students are not asked to work nights, weekends, or holidays. Also, this program offers NWSCC students, taking at least six credit hours, valuable work experience while still prioritizing their educational goals! 

Students will be paid an hourly rate of $10.00.

How Do I Get Started?

Federal Work Study Requirements:

  1. Apply for Admission to NWSCC. 
  2. Every student who applies for Federal Work Study must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) first! If you need assistance with the FAFSA application, please contact the NWSCC Financial Aid office on the Shoals Campus at 256-331-5364 or on the Phil Campbell Campus at 256-331-6232.
  3. Be available to work 12-15 hours each week. 
  4. Fill out the application below and a representative from the NWSCC Career Center will contact you with further instructions. 

Program Contact Information:

NWSCC Career Center

NOTE: Please remember that eligibility for Federal Work Study will depend on Financial Aid need of the student applying!

Which NWSCC campus will you be attending?(Required)
Have you applied to NWSCC?(Required)
Have you completed your 2023-2024 FAFSA?
Check all others forms of financial aid you are receiving(Required)

Northwest Shoals Community College is an Equal Employment/Equal Opportunity Institution. It is the official policy of Alabama Community College System and Northwest Shoals Community College that no person in Alabama shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, creed, national origin, or age be excluded from participation, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Northwest Shoals Community College complies with the nondiscriminatory regulations under the Title VI and the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX Education Amendment of 1972; Section committed to a Drug Free Learning and Work Environment through Education, Intervention, and Enforcement.