Part of the federal Student Financial Assistance Program that provides part-time employment for post-secondary students who need income to help meet educational cost.
This program provides employment opportunities to students who have financial need and want to pay a part of their educational expenses through work. Community service work opportunities are also available through the Federal Work-Study Program.
This program provides 75 percent of the money necessity for colleges to offer on- and off-campus jobs to students with demonstrated need. (Authorized by Title VI, Part C of the Higher Education Act.) An award is made as part of a financial aid package and can be accepted or denied. Students receive funding in the form of paychecks based on work hours and a predetermined pay rate.
A federally funded aid program that provides jobs for students. Eligibility is based on need.
A need-based program for undergraduate and graduate students. The program provides approximately 10-20 hours of part-time employment per week. Hourly wages vary according to position but must meet at least the minimum wage requirements.
A federal program that provides jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with demonstrated financial need. The Federal Work-Study Program allows the student to earn money while encouraging community service work and often the employment relates to a student's course of study.
Provides part-time employment to students attending institutions of higher education who need the earnings to help pay the cost of their postsecondary education. FWS gives students an opportunity to earn money to help pay educational expenses. The program encourages community service work.
The FWS Program provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay for educational expenses. Students must be enrolled at least half-time.
A program that provides undergraduate and graduate students with part-time employment during the school year. The federal government pays a portion of the studentâ€™s salary, making it cheaper for departments and businesses to hire the student. For this reason, work-study students often find it easier to get a part-time job. Eligibility for FWS is based on need. Money earned from a FWS job is not counted as income for the subsequent yearâ€™s need analysis process.
Financial aid that is awarded to the student in the form of a part-time job for students to earn money for college expenses.
Financial aid that enables students to earn a portion of school costs through employment.
Allows students to earn money while enrolled in school to help pay educational expenses. Students are usually allowed to work up to 20 hours per week.
Federally sponsored Work-Study (FWS) Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with school-year part-time employment. The Federal Government pays some of the student's salary, which helps departments and businesses pay for and ultimately hire students. Eligibility is based on financial need.
Jobs on and off campus with hourly wages paid directly to the student to help pay for educational expenses.
Federal Work-Study allows a student to earn money by working a part-time job, which can be on campus or off campus at selected nonprofit organizations. Students must demonstrate financial need according to Federal Methodology to be offered work-study. Federal Work-Study is not subtracted from a student's bill; instead the student receives a paycheck every two weeks that can be applied to miscellaneous expenses such as personal supplies and books.