Federal Work Study is a federally-funded program of part-time employment for students with financial need. This program allows students to earn money to help pay for their educational expenses. Work study employment of up to 20 hours a week is available to eligible students. However, the number of hours worked is determined by need. The Office of Financial Aid determines eligibility using federal guidelines. Employment can be in a variety of positions in various departments. Receipt of FWS is dependent upon securing a student employee position on or off campus. Eligible students who are interested in FWS must complete a Student Employee Application and apply for the positions in which they are interested. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Annual award amount: Varies based on eligibility.
Enrollment required: Students must be enrolled. The academic year begins with the Summer Quarter and ends with the Spring Quarter.