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Work Study Program

Work Study Program

Provides students with a work opportunity that will enhance individual learning and provide valuable job experience. Erskine College students may qualify for Federal Work Study or an Erskine Work job opportunity. All positions allow student workers to earn money and provide the college with needed services. Work study earnings are not directly applied to the student’s account. Students are able to make payments to their account from work study earnings by visiting the business office. Students work an average of 4 hours per week and no more than 20 hours per week.

The Federal Work Study Program at Erskine College provides on-campus and off-campus work opportunities for qualified students.

Student Work Opportunities List

  • Students must demonstrate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have a current FAFSA on file. Students must be enrolled in 6 or more credit hours.
  • International students may participate in work study. Click on the International Students page to view the participation requirements.
  • Students must be within the Federal Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) guidelines.
  • Jobs are located on campus, as well as off campus through tutoring in elementary schools.
  • If interested in the America Reads America Counts tutoring program, email
  • Positions pay between federal minimum wage and $10/hr.
  • 75% of the program is paid by the federal government and 25% is paid by Erskine. 100% of the America Reads America Counts program is paid by the federal government.

Erskine Work provides on-campus work opportunities for students who may not qualify for Federal Work Study.

  • All positions are located on campus and pay federal minimum wage per hour.
  • Seminary positions are all paid by Erskine Work.
  • 100% of the program is paid by Erskine College.

How to Apply for A Position

How to Receive Pay

  • All hired students will receive login information for performance payroll.
  • Hours worked will be logged in at or via the TimeWorks Mobile App.
    (The app is available free on the iTunes App Store or GooglePlay App Store.)
  • Workers will approve all hours on the last day of every month.
  • Incomplete or late timecards will not be processed until the following payroll.
  • Payroll checks will be direct deposited or mailed to the student’s CPO Box.
  • All student workers are paid on the 15th following the month worked.


All applicants are considered a volunteer until the hiring process is completed!

Student Work Opportunities List

If you have any questions about work study, please contact with a subject line: “Work Study.”

To contact us:
Phone: (864)379-6606
Location: Belk Hall-201

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