Federal Work-Study is part-time employment option of where you can work10-15 hours per week on-campus. It is awarded to students who fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 15 and mark that they are interested in FWS, have all verification documents completed by July 1 and interview, demonstrate financial need as determined in the FAFSA and are hired by a department on campus.
More information about the FWS Program is available at the Federal Guide to Student Aid.
If you meet all of the above requirements, an email will be sent to your student and personal email accounts on July 1st (if the 1st falls on a weekend it will be sent on the following business day) letting you know that you meet all of the above requirements and how to start applying for work study jobs.
There is a possibility that you could be eligible for FWS, apply for a FWS job(s) and not receive a position. This is due to the limited funds that the university receives to fund these positions. This is a very competitive award so make sure that you do your best when you apply and interview for work study positions. If you happen to not get a FWS job then please visit our student employment and off-campus employment pages to see what opportunities you have in those areas.
For more information visit our FWS frequently asked questions page.
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