the paper reports on a research that aimed to verify the relation between domestic child labour and the scholarship process. the research had the participation of 100 subjects from both sexes, with ages between 07 and 18 years old. it was used two instruments: the first identified if the child or the adolescent were workers, and the second was a questionnaire composed by open and closed questions. to analyse data, it was used analysis of contents of bardin, descriptive statistical and the software spss. results reveal that 80,0% of the subjects have repeated at school, and 85,0% have low scholar performance; and the biggest reason for repetition was the difficulty with scholar structure. it is concluded, then, that there are implications of the work executed in scholarship process and the relation between domestic labour and scholarship process influence one another.