What Are Work-Study Programs ?
Work-Study Programs are a form of financial aid which allows you to work in order to help pay for your college tuition and expenses. There are federal and state work-study programs but there are also many colleges and universities who have their own work-study programs.
Work-study programs have certain restrictions as to where you can work and how many hours per week. This is to ensure that you are able to maintain your class load without having to commute long distances between work and classes.
What Are The Benefits Of Participating In A Work-Study Program ?
Where Can I Find Work-Study Programs ?
Federal Work Study Programs – The first step in qualifying for a federal work-study program is to complete the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
State Work Study Programs – You can check with your state’s higher education agency for state work-study programs in your area.
College or University Work Study Programs – To learn more about work-study programs offered by a particular school, check with the school’s financial aid office for more details.
Work Study Programs for Military Veterans and their DependentsÂ – If you are a full time or 3/4 time college, vocational or professional student using VA Benefits then you may be eligible to participate in the VA Work-Study Program. To learn more, visit:Â https://www.vets.gov/education/work-learn/workstudy/