Federal Work Study

Federal Financial Aid Programs – Federal Work Study Programs

  • Campus-based – Not all schools participate – Federal work study is another campus-based program. Not all schools participate in the program.
  • Need-based program
  • Part-time work on or off campus
  • Students receive paycheck for hours worked, up to total award amount
  • Cannot be deducted from tuition bill – Unlike other financial aid programs, funds are not applied to the tuition billStudents are allocated a certain amount of work study and must work on or off-campus in order to earn the funds. This is a type of part time job through the college. The job and hours assigned are worked out between the student and school’s student employment office or work-study coordinator. You will then receive a paycheck for the number of hours worked and you can continue working up to the award amount.


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