This is a part-time job for undergraduate with financial need, to help them pay for educational expenses. The program encourages community service work and work that would be related to the students educational goals.
The program offers both on-campus and off-campus jobs. Off-campus jobs are rare to find and are only non-profits that have joined the program and have been approved that deals with the students working for the public interest.
All work-study jobs pay the federal minimum wage level, though some jobs offer a higher rate.
Total award depends on:
Federal work-study students get paid bi-weekly at IPFW. This is set up through the pay roll department when you start the position.
There are limits on how much you can work per week and how much money you can earn per semester. Currently, a federal work-study student should not exceed 12 hours per week.