1. What GPA is needed to be eligible for WACS? A minimum of a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

  2. Do I need to maintain a certain GPA? Yes, WACS participants are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

  3. Do I have to be a current student to apply? Yes, WACS eligibility requires that you are already enrolled in college. If this is your first semester, please have your upcoming schedule available or other proof of enrollment.

  4. Do I need to be an Anderson County resident to apply? Applicants living in Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties are eligible for the WACS program.

  5. Does WACS affect my SNAP benefits or other assistance programs? WACS enrollment does not affect SNAP or other assistance programs.

  6. Does the program help with college tuition? No, WACS participants utilize funding sources by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid                                 and other scholarships. 

  7. What accreditation does my college need to have? Southern Associates of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is a regional accreditation. (check here for details www.chea.org)

  8. Do I qualify for WACS program if I am pursuing an online degree? WACS participants are required to maintain full-time status (12+ hours of coursework) with at least one class on-campus.

  9. Can I work full-time and still qualify for the program? WACS participants are encouraged to work part-time and utilize the resources made available through the program.

  10. Are there times for fellowship with other participants? Yes, participants and their children meet each month for fellowship during Life Skills.

  11. If I am dismissed for the WACS program, am I still eligible for assistance from other AIM programs? Yes, you are still eligible for other AIM programs.

  12. How can I refer someone to WACS? Provide them with our contact information and encourage them to call.