Eligibility: Part-time, on-campus student employment may be available if a student has financial aid eligibility as determined by the FAFSA.
For the 2020-2021 school year, student wages of $10/hr, an average of seven hours per week, is 100% covered by financial aid funds at no cost to the department hiring the student.
- Average award is equivalent to seven hours per week at $10.00/hr.
- Award is not deducted from a student's tuition bill.
- Students are paid for the hours worked every two weeks.
- Students are required to pay taxes on their FWS earnings; however, the amount earned through a FWS job is not considered when determining a student's financial aid eligibility the following year.
*Available only for students who are a full-time undergraduate student pursuing their first bachelor's degree.
Federal work study positions posted on Handshake and designated as federal work study will only be visible to students who have been marked as FWS eligible on Handshake. Students who have questions about their financial aid package or FWS eligibility are encouraged to reach out to Financial Aid.