The Federal Work-Study Program provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the students' course of study.
Federal Work-Study Student Workers
Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)
Must have financial need as determined by the FAFSA
Must have Unmet Need based on the difference between Cost of Attendance (COA) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
Unmet Need = COA - EFC
Unmet Need is the amount students may earn from Federal Work-Study, up to $4500 during the academic year.
Will be paid through a combination of federal and University funding.
Are you eligible?
Find out by logging into your Banner Web Account
Select the Financial Aid Menu
Select Award by Aid Year
Select Aid Year (Submit)
Select Award Overview Tab
Prove your FWS eligibility by providing supervisors with a copy of your award overview.
Students interested in Federal Work-Study positions for Fall semester may begin applying on July 1st each year. If you have any questions, please contact the Federal Work-Study Coordinator: Julie.Lord@ung.edu.