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Federal Work Study

 

What is Federal Work-Study?

The Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program provides 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 your course of study.
 
FWS is a work programs for students that allows them to work on campus or off campus for a non-profit organization.  Students may  work up to 20 hours per week, usually at minimum wage or above.  You can visit the Student Employment page to see a listing of currently available jobs.

How much will I make?

Your Federal Work-Study wages will be at least the current federal minimum wage, but it may be higher, depending on the type of work you do and the skills required.  Your total Federal Work-Study award depends on when you apply, your level of need, and the funding level of your school.

How will I be paid?

Refer to the disbursement policies of the Rancho Santiago Community College District by clicking on the following link: RSCCD's Disbursement Policy