Southside Medical Center (SMC), the hospital that owns and operates Southside College of Health Sciences (SCHS), offers a Tuition Work Waiver (TWW) Program in which eligible Tuition & Fees assessed by SCHS are paid by SMC in exchange for a work commitment from eligible SCHS students upon graduation in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the TWW Agreement. The TWW Program provides Tuition Assistance to eligible SCHS students in the form of a Loan until such time that all terms and conditions set forth in the TWW Agreement are fulfilled. At the time that all terms and conditions set forth in the TWW Agreement are fulfilled, the Loan is forgiven. The purpose of TWW Program is to provide a financial resource to SCHS students in financing their nursing education while enrolled at SCHS in exchange for a work commitment with SMC upon graduation. SCHS exists, in part, to educate and provide qualified nursing workforce to SMC.