Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federally-funded employment program available to students who have displayed financial need as calculated by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA® ). Institutional Work-Study (IWS) is and institutionally-funded employment program available to enrolled students who are looking to offset the costs of their education. For additional FWS information visit FAFSA®
These positions are treated as any other job, but have some slight differences:
*Work-study employees will work an average of 6 to 9 hours each week and earn Arizona's minimum wage of $13.85 per hour. Earnings are dependent on the supervisor’s needs and the student-awarded budget. Time sheets are due on the 15th and 30th of each month and students will receive their direct deposit pay on the 7th and the 22nd of each month during the semester. Work study hours may not exceed 19.5 hours in a given week. Students must stop working on the last day of each semester unless approved by the Supervisor and the Work Study Coordinator.
To be eligible for FWS you must:
To be eligible for IWS you must: