Tuition Assistance

Eligible employees are encouraged to seek tuition assistance for education that improves their skills and job performance or prepares them for promotion within their departments. 

Please make an appointment with HR by calling Nakesha Newkirk at x1163 or email Nakesha.Newkirk@waynegov.com for more information and to apply before you start classes. 

If you have questions about the County's tuition assistance program, please get in touch with Nakesha Newkirk in HR. 


Wayne Community College

See more information regarding enrollment at WCC and course schedules by clicking here

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-Affordable, flexible classes offered online, in-person, and hybrid

-Scholarships  and payment plans are available

-Class credits are transferable to most NC colleges

-See more information regarding enrollment at WCC and course schedules by clicking here




University of Mount Olive's TAP Program

AGP July 18


  • -There are no application fees
  • -10% scholarship for all courses (grad or undergrad)
  • -30% scholarship for 9 hours in a semester at the graduate level or 12 hours at the undergrad level. (Normal is 9 and 12 respectively)
  • -Courses at the associate and bachelor’s level are 8 weeks and students usually take one or two at a time—100% online.
  • -Courses for master’s degrees are 100% online.

    All eligible participants must submit a Trojan Alliance Partnership Tuition Scholarship Application form (employees must have this form signed by their employer) as well as a TAP Scholarship Acknowledgement form.