Federal work-study is a form of financial aid that allows a student to earn money for educational expenses and encourages community service work and work related to their course of study.
Money earned from this program is considered a financial aid award and is to provide the student with means to earn funds needed for tuition and related living expenses.
Federal work-study is a need-based financial aid program.
How do I apply?
To be considered for work-study, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and show sufficient financial need. Funds are awarded on a first-come first-serve basis.
Visit the Office of Student Financial Services for more information on how to apply for the work-study program.
What kind of positions are available?
Work-study positions may include jobs that supply services designed to improve the quality of life, especially for low-income residents of the community.
Students may be eligible to work summer, during breaks and limited hours during academic semesters.
Visit the Financial Aid Office to inquire regarding available work-study positions.