Federal Work-Study

The Federal Work-Study(FWS) Program is a financial aid program funded and administered by the U.S. Department of Education, which allocate funding to help colleges provide students with paid jobs.  This is a federally subsidized employment program, which offers part-time work opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. The federal government helps pay a student’s working wages through the FWS award, students then earn the award in the form of a paycheck. The intent of the FWS Program is to encourage part-time employment and reduce the amount of loan debt incurred while attending college.


Click the Student link for more detailed information on the FWS Program and its benefits. 


Interested in becoming an authorized FWS Employer? Visit the Employers page to find participation details. If you are a current FWS Employers visit this page to find resources.