The Federal Work-Study Program (FWSP)
funds part-time work on or off campus for a private nonprofit organization or public agency to students with financial need. Students may work up to 20 hours per week during regular school periods and up to 40 hours per week during vacation periods. Please note that the amount of money you earn cannot exceed the total amount of your total award as part of the Federal Work-Study Program. Contact the Financial Aid Office at your campus with questions.
The Financial Aid Office handles all student employment paperwork for both work study and non-work study positions.
Forms & Downloads:
Note: The Student Employment Contract is not available online and must be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.
From irs.gov (.pdf)
PHEAA placement form
(.pdf)This form is only to be completed by PA residents who work for a PA non-profit/non partisan agency and have been approved for work study by the Financial Aid Office and have been directed to submit it to the Financial Aid Office. Please list your employer’s tax exempt ID number in the employer preferences section of the form. Any questions regarding this requirement can be directed to the Financial Aid Office on your campus.Standard Disclaimer for External Links