Federal Work Study
Federal Work Study (FWS)* Average for freshmen $2,500,
Continuing students $3,000 U.S. Citizens or permanent residents demonstrating financial need Submit FAFSA before March each and every year
Graduate Assistantships Varies U.S. Citizens or permanent residents demonstrating financial need Contact college department
University funded positions Varies All students enrolled at least half time Apply on Career Services Web site
* To be considered for these programs, you must answer "yes" to question #31 on the 2011-2012 FAFSA.
Federal Work Study (FWS) is a type of self-help aid that must be earned. The FWS award will not be deducted from the student's bill. A student will receive a bi-weekly paycheck based on hours worked.
A student not awarded FWS may search for a university funded student job. To search and apply for a university funded or FWS student job, go to the Career Services Center Web site.