Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study is a part-time job on campus to help students offset the cost of education and get real world work experience. Funding from the Federal government.

The Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) provides part-time jobs to help students earn money while attending classes. Students can apply for  student worker jobs to help offset the cost of their education. Depending on their level of financial need, students may qualify for the  Federal Work-Study Program.  Varieties of jobs are available both on and off campus, including clerical work, tutoring, and assisting in computer labs.  Pay rates and rules are the same for Federal Work-Study workers and other student worker.   

How to Apply for Federal Work-Study Jobs: 

  • Complete the FAFSA form. Use school code 010345 for Cincinnati State. 
  • View current Cincinnati State job openings and apply to jobs listed as “Federal Work-Study Student Worker” or “Student Worker.” 
  • The Federal Work Study Coordinator will review your eligibility, job application, and academic progress. 
  • If chosen for a job and eligible for the Federal Work-Study program, the Human Resources Office will contact you to complete the hiring process. 

Information for current Federal Work-Study Program students