Federal Work-Study

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Do you want to earn money to help pay for education expenses? The Federal Work-Study program provides part-time jobs for students like you.

Benefits of the Federal Work-Study Program

  • Provides part-time employment on and off-campus to financially-eligible students
  • Encourages community service employment and employment related to student's course of study
  • Enables students to earn money for educational expenses and gain valuable experience
  • Enables students to work and earn $15/hour up to the budgeted maximum offered by financial aid

Work-Study Requirements

  • Student must have requested federal work study on FAFSA
  • Student must have been offered and accepted a work-study award for the current academic year from financial aid
  • Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits
  • Student must maintain satisfactory academic progress

Financial Aid Offer Notification

  • Federal work-study offer and next step instructions will be included in your financial aid offer email
  • If you have not been offered work-study and are interested, email workstudy@nwtc.edu to determine if you are eligible.
  • Any questions about FWS, including summer work-study, can be directed to the Financial Aid Office or emailed to workstudy@nwtc.edu
  • After you receive your work-study email, get started by creating a profile in Handshake here
How to Get a Work-Study Job