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Federal Work-Study Program

Federal Work-Study (FWS) is campus-based federal Title IV financial aid that comes in the form of employment. The FWS program provides students with an opportunity to be placed in a part-time job that accommodates their academic schedule.

Application Process:

The FAFSA is the application that is used for federal government grants. How to Apply?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students must enroll in a matriculated course of study and register for at least six credits. 
  • Students receive FWS funds according to the number of hours worked. The rate of pay is at least minimum wage. 
  • Students are encouraged to choose job placements with an eye towards community service and/or future vocational interests. 
  • FWS funds are limited and are awarded to students on a first come, first served basis. File early for the best possibility of receiving FWS funds.

Don't have Federal Work-Study?

Request Federal Work-Study by submitting this form to the Financial Aid Office.

Manage your Federal Work Study.

OFF-CAMPUS Supervisors

Off-campus employers may post job opportunities for students. Non-profit community service employers may submit an application to participate in the Federal Work-Study Off-Campus Program.


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