How To Apply


Steps to Obtaining FWS Employment

1. Submit FAFSA ( Priority Date: March 1st. Select Federal Work-Study as aid type. Reapply each year.
2. Finalize Award Notification to accept FWS award (
3. Seek employment – see Employment Opportunities tab
4. Once hired, complete FWS Interview Form (Green Sheet) and other payroll forms with direct supervisor
5. Begin working (first day class) 




Eligibility Requirements

All recipients must be

  • US citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program
  • Enrolled with at least half-time enrollment
  • Maintaining satisfactory academic progress
  • In good standing with federal student aid programs (not in default on student loans or owe a repayment on a previous financial aid award)
  • Registered with the Selective Service, if required
  • Students must demonstrate financial need through a federally approved method of needs analysis by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form online at