Johnston County Works

Johnston County Works is a scholarship program specifically designed to provide short-term training leading to employment for those adversely affected by changes in the farming and tobacco industry.

Johnston County Works Scholarship Application (PDF)

If you are a past or present agriculture/tobacco farmer or quota holder or a family member that has been adversely affected by changes in the tobacco and agriculture industry or a past or present tobacco warehouse worker or family members you may be eligible for this scholarship opportunity. We can help get you in a training program and assist you in your search for a new career!

smiling man at desk with laptopJohnston County Works can help with tuition/registration, books and some expenses associated with training programs such as:

  • Biotechnology
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Human Services
  • Computer Skills

And many other short term classes!

Funding for Johnston County Works is provided through a grant from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund. 


Johnston County Workforce Development Center
135 Best Wood Drive
Clayton, NC  27520
(919) 209-2591