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FEDERAL WORK-STUDY (FWS)

FEDERAL WORK-STUDY PROGRAM 
Part-time jobs to help students earn money to pay for school

  FEDERAL WORK-STUDY (FWS)
    Money is earned while attending school and does not have to be 
    repaid.  Part-time jobs can be on campus or off campus.  Student must 
    demonstrate financial need.  Available to undergraduate, graduate 
    and professional students enrolled as full-time or part-time.  The 
    program encourages community service work and work related to student's 
    course of study, whenever possible.  Student earns at least the current 
    federal minimum wage; however, may earn more depending on type of work 
    and skills required for the position.  Undergraduate students are paid 
    by the hour.   The amount earned cannot exceed the total FWS award. 
    Work hours are assigned with class schedules and academic progress 
    taken into consideration.

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