Federal Work Study

Federal Work-Study is a part-time job on campus. Funded by the federal government, it helps students offset the cost of education and get real world work experience.

The  Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) provides part-time jobs to help qualified students earn money while in school. Students can apply for student worker jobs to help offset the cost of their education.

  • Qualifying for the Federal Work-Study Program depends on the student’s level of financial need.
  • A variety of jobs are available, including clerical work, tutoring, and assisting in computer labs.  
  • Pay rates and rules are the same for Federal Work-Study workers and other student workers.   

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