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What is Federal Work-Study
- Federal dollars awarded to students who complete the FAFSA and meet eligibility requirements.
- Funding is limited and different for every campus.
- Awards are made, by the Financial Aid office, in an offer status and a recipient must accept or reduce and accept the award via OneStart.
- Dollar amounts are determined by your Expected Family Contribution.
- Must have financial need
- Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the semester awarded.
- Be meeting the requirements for reasonable Satisfactory Academic Progress which include:
- A program grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better.
- Successfully complete 67% of total attempted coursework
- Complete their degrees in no more than 150% of the published credit hours requirement, appeal/monitoring begins at 150 hrs
- All requirements of the SAP policy can be viewed by visitng the Financial Aid homepage.
How do you earn your Federal Work-Study and what are the benefits?
- Positions are available on-campus in a variety of areas during the academic year or summer.
- Students who are awarded are not guaranteed employment. Positions are posted by the Office of Career Services.
- Students apply directly to the hiring department.
- Federal Work-Study positions provide valuable work experience, an option to reduce student loans, and flexible work schedules.
Federal Work-Study Program