UC Clermont

Federal Work Study

To be eligible for work study, you must click the button on your FAFSA.

What is Federal Work Study?

Federal work study is a government program that is given to students who demonstrate financial need. It allows students to work on-campus jobs in order to help supplement income and fund college costs. It is not a grant or a loan.

How do I apply for Federal Work Study?

When completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) paperwork you must check that you are interested in being a federal work study student. For questions about completing the FAFSA, visit the One-Stop.

Did I qualify for Federal Work Study?

Your financial aid package will list Federal Work Study if you are eligible. If you’re not sure, visit Career Services.

What are the benefits of Federal Work Study?

Work study was developed to put money in your pocket to help fund your education while also allowing you to learn and develop skills that you can apply to your professional career after graduation.

How many hours do I work if I am a Federal Work Study student?

Federal work study students can work up to 20 hours a week during the academic year and up to 40 hours a week in the summer.