Definitions for "Federal Work Study"
Keywords:  fws, campus, hire, employment, eligible
Federal Work-Study is an award that allows a student to take a job that works around their class schedule. The student will receive a paycheck monthly for the hours they have worked. The student cannot earn more in the school year than their Federal Work-Study award amount. Earnings are not applied to the Student's bill and are generally used for incidentals, though the student may save their earnings for future college bills. Students must demonstrate financial need to be considered for this award.
A federal campus-based aid program where federal funds are granted to institutions annually for use in paying a portion of earnings for students, based on financial aid eligibility.
Federally funded program that allows colleges and universities to create campus based employment programs for financial aid recipients.