The following is concise list of information relating to Federal Work Study Program.

  1. The Federal Work-Study program is offered at most institutions and consists of Federal sponsorship of a student who works part time at the institution he or she is attending.
  2. The money a student earns through this program goes directly toward the cost of attending the institution.
  3. There are no set minimum or maximum amounts for this type of aid, although, on average, a student can expect to earn about $2,000 per school year.
  4. For additional information on work-study opportunities offered, check with individual institutions.
  5. General information on the Federal Work-Study program is available at: http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/