Federal Work Study (FWS) is an allotment of money awarded to an eligible student to be earned from part time employment on campus. Working on campus is more than just a way to pay for college. Federal Work Study Students learn valuable skills, make important campus connections, and build on their resume. To be eligible for the FWS program, a student must have demonstrated financial need based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FWS is awarded on a first come first serve basis to qualified students who have maintained Satisfactory Academic Progress and are enrolled at least half-time.
Here’s a quick overview of Federal Work-Study:
Federal Work-study awards are based on: