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Are you and WSSU Jobs Corps Scholars Program a great match?

  • Are you between the ages of 16-24? 
  • Do you live in Forsyth, Davidson, Davie, Guilford, or Wake county?
  • Do you have barriers to education and employment?
  • Would you like to take free college courses to earn a certification in one of the areas listed below?  
    • Cybersecurity 
    • Computer Programming
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Healthcare
    • Law Enforcement
    • Legal Services 
    • Management
    • Web Applications

WSSU Job Corps Scholars Program May Be Right for You!

This free two-year program can be life-changing for you. You will receive the tools you need to carve out an interesting and exciting future for yourself.

Year One

During your first year in the program, you will:

  • Complete free college courses.
  • Receive financial, academic, emotional, and career support.
  • Earn a 12-month career-preparedness certificate in the field that you choose.

Year Two

During the second year of the program, you will:

  • Secure a job, enter an apprenticeship program, join the Armed Services, continue education.
  • Get assistance to maintain employment, apprenticeship, military service, etc.
  • Enjoy ongoing career support and guidance.

The WSSU Job Corps Scholars Program Provides

Financial Support and Assistance

  • Tuition support 
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Childcare and transportation assistance

Excellent Career Development Services 

You will have access to tutoring, career counseling, career placement, and a large array of Career Development Workshops such as:

  • Mentor Magic! (Keys to Building Professional Relationships)
  • Resume Writing 101
  • Slam Dunk the Interview!  
  • Empowering Brand YOU!
  • Time is Money!  (Time Management Tips and Tricks)
  • Securing (and Managing) the Bag! 

Begin A New Chapter of Your Life: Fill Out Your Interest Form Today

  1. Submit your Interest Form today.
  2. A Job Scholars Counselor will contact you within 24-48 hours and guide you through the application process 

Classes Begin This Summer!

  • People who met the criteria can enroll as early as April 2021.
  • The first group of students will start classes in summer 2021.
  • Fall dates will be announced soon.


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Application Requirements

The WSSU-JCSP application will require:  

  • Your most recent unofficial transcript 
  • Documents that support your eligibility  
  • A WSSU-JCSP Counselor can assist you with all required documentation as needed

Take the next life-changing step. Complete your JCSP interest form today!