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Work-Study / Frequently Asked Questions

The Basics

1. What is work-study?

Work-study is a need-based federal student aid program that gives you the opportunity to earn money through part-time employment. This program pays a portion of your wages, so this subsidy makes you very desirable to employers! For example, if a department pays you $15/hour, it costs their budget a net $7.50/hour. There are three advantages for the work-study student:

The subsidy makes you a highly sought-after employee.

Summer Aid / Frequently Asked Questions

Wondering if you're eligible for summer financial aid?

Are you considering participating in a special program, such as the Education Abroad Program, this summer?

The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is here to help you with your summer aid questions!  Check out some frequently asked questions to help you in determining if you are eligible for summer aid. 

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