Students interested in applying for a work-study position
should contact the Financial Aid Office at 804-758-6734

The Federal Work-Study Program at Rappahannock Community College is a financial aid program that provides part-time employment opportunities on campus for students who meet the following criteria:

Eligibility Criteria

  • Cumulative GPA 2.5 or higher
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credits
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Completed a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Completed first semester at RCC or had prior work experience
  • Students are encouraged to apply for work-study positions that align with their program of study.

Work-Study Employment Opportunities

Warsaw Campus

  • Biology Department
  • Health Sciences Department
  • Library
  • Registrar’s Office
  • Student Support Services
  • Financial Aid Office

Glenns Campus

  • Biology Department
  • Business Office
  • Health Sciences Department
  • Library
  • Welding Lab

Additional Information

  • Maximum of 20 hours per week
  • Hourly pay rate of $7.25 or higher, depending on the skill level required for position
  • Paid bi-weekly (direct deposit is available)
  • Your total work-study award depends on when you apply, your level of financial need, and the availability of funds.


Federal Work-Study Benefits

  • Save gas money and time by working on campus before or after classes.
  • Supervisors try to be as flexible as possible in scheduling work hours around your academic obligations.
  • Opportunities to establish relationships with college faculty/staff. Your supervisor may become an excellent reference for future job and/or scholarship opportunities!
  • Become more involved and aware of upcoming RCC events.
  • The Federal Work-Study Program gives you an opportunity to earn money to help pay for your educational expenses.
  • Because the Federal Work-Study Program is a financial aid need-based program, work-study income (although taxable) does not affect your future financial aid eligibility.
  • Federal Work-Study experience helps students develop communication, interpersonal, time management, and critical thinking skills as well as learn more about the career field they are interested in.

Students interested in applying for a work-study position:
Contact the Financial Aid Office at 804-758-6734

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