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Federal Work-Study Program (FWSP)

A federal needs-based program for students eligible for such aid.


Application is made by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) either at a college's Financial Aid Office or by using the FAFSA website.

The applicant may be a full- or part-time student. Hours available are determined by a student's Federal Work-Study award, and are arranged around the student's schedule. Wages will be, at least at the federal minimum hourly wage. Work will either be on campus, or at an off-campus, non-profit or government, employer.