The purpose of these work study programs are to assist students who have a demonstrated financial need by providing them a way to earn income that would contribute financially towards their college education; and to assist the college in performing duties that do not require full-time employees.
Work Study is treated as any other job, but it does have some slight differences:
As a work-study job applicant, you are applying for a real job that will teach you valuable work skills.
To be eligible for FWS you must:
To be eligible for IWS you must:
Work study employees will work an average of 6 to 9 hours each week, depending on the supervisor’s availability. Time sheets are due on the 15th and 30th of each month and students will receive a paycheck on the 7th and the 22nd each month. Work study hours cannot exceed 19.5 hours in a given week.