Federal Work Study

FEDERAL WORK STUDY (FWS) is a need-based financial aid program and is available summer, fall, winter and spring terms.  Employment opportunities are available on and off campus. Students must be enrolled at least half time and may begin working only after FWS is confirmed through a Financial Aid Offer. Students must apply early and demonstrate need.  Work Study is earn-as-you-go financial aid. Students earn money as they work, rather than a single lump sum. Flexible hours. Student work a specific number of hours based on their Work Study award. Employers often allow flexibility to accommodate class schedules. Not credited toward tuition and fees, students receive a monthly paycheck for hours worked.