step1: getting qualified
  step2: submit forms
  step3: process SAR
  step4: get award letter
  step5: federal grants
  step5b: work study
  step5c: scholarships
  step5d: federal loans
  step5e: private loans
  step5f: state programs
  step5g: military service
  step5h: other aid
  step6: manage funds
Hit "Apply Now" to apply for Stafford, PLUS, Private, Home Equity and Scholarships.

Financial Aid Notes

Aid Step 5b: About Work Study Programs

Federal Work-Study Program offers work-study programs

For both undergraduate and graduate students where the student can work part-time on campus or in the community to earn money to help pay for education expenses.

Students are paid at the federal minimum wage (or more) on an hourly basis —

The wage is dependent upon your skill set and work requirement. Graduate students may be paid hourly or by salary.

Work assignments can be on-campus and off-campus work in public-related services. The amount of work is determined by your school and cannot exceed the Federal Work-Study award.

Contact your school's financial aid office for information about the Work-Study program.

You must first compete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form

click to open FAFSA links and information

download the US Department of Education Student Aid Booklet for more detailed information about federal grants



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