Work-Study lets you work and earn money to help pay for your costs. It is a need-based employment opportunity given to you as part of your financial aid package.
|Federal Work-Study||Federally subsidized employment program awarded by UC||Based on financial need; early FAFSA application||Earning eligibility to $3,000||Unlike other aid that is credited to the bill, bi-weekly paycheck received based on hours worked; hourly wage depends on job responsibilities|
|Federal Work-Study - Summer||Same as above||Based on financial need; application available beginning February 1||Earning eligibility to $2,500||Same as above|
- Must be admitted into a degree program to receive work-study.
- Eligibility criteria subject to change; maximum amounts are estimates and dependent upon sufficient funding.
- Early FAFSA application means limited funding; awards are made on a first-come, first-serve basis until funding is depleted.