Federal Work-Study (FWS)

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What is Federal Work-Study (FWS)?

Federal Work-Study (FWS) provides part-time employment to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with financial need. Federal Work Study allows students to earn a paycheck to help pay for the cost of their education.

Types of Federal Work-Study Jobs

The Federal Work-Study program encourages employment in civic education and work related to a student’s field of study whenever possible. Federal Work-Study jobs can be on-campus or off-campus and differ from one school to the next.

At Goodwin College, students who are eligible for Work-Study can work part-time for the school and earn a paycheck to help cover the cost of classes and books.

Hours and Earning Potential

  • At Goodwin, students may work up to a maximum of 15 hours per week
  • Students will earn at least the current federal minimum wage. An individual’s Work-Study award will depend on the date of application, level of financial need, and the level of school funding

Federal Work Study Eligibility

  • Students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or above to remain eligible for Work-Study

For more information about Work-Study opportunities at Goodwin, contact our Financial Aid office at 860.727.6723. View more information about Work-Study.

Start classes September 10.

  • Enrollment is hassle-free.
  • We’re still accepting financial aid applications.
  • We’ll review your transcripts of prior learning (usually in less than one business day).

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