Federal Work-Study is an award that allows a student to take a job that works around their class schedule. The student will receive a paycheck monthly for the hours they have worked. The student cannot earn more in the school year than their Federal Work-Study award amount. Earnings are not applied to the Student's bill and are generally used for incidentals, though the student may save their earnings for future college bills. Students must demonstrate financial need to be considered for this award.
A federal campus-based aid program where federal funds are granted to institutions annually for use in paying a portion of earnings for students, based on financial aid eligibility.
Federally funded program that allows colleges and universities to create campus based employment programs for financial aid recipients.
Federally funded program administered by the school within federal guidelines whereby the student seeks employment either in or through the school and is paid for hours worked.
(FWS) - part-time employment based on financial need. It's a great way to lessen your loan debt and develop job skills. To qualify for Federal Work Study, indicate your interest on the FAFSA or contact the financial aid office. The amount of wages you are eligible to receive is determined by the cost of attendance less all of your other financial aid. You will need to apply for employment, and when you are hired, direct the hiring department to inform the Financial Aid Office.
a form of cooperative education which provides students with on and off-campus employment while in school. Eligibility is based on need, and availability of funds. FWS is part of a student's financial aid package.
Need-based employment program to help meet educational expenses.
Program providing students with part-time employment during the school year. The federal government pays a portion of the student's salary, making it less expensive for departments to hire the student. Eligibility for FWS is based on need.
This program provides on-campus jobs for undergraduate and graduate students who qualify for federal financial assistance.
Based on financial need, this financial aid employment program allows a student to work on campus and earn money to pay for college. Based on part-time employment, students are allowed to work up to 15 hours per week, and are paid every two weeks.