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Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Federal Work Study

July 24, 2012

For those supervisors who will be hiring Federal Work-Study (FWS) students. Please read the information below.  

  1. To be considered for hire into a Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 FWS position, beginning August 11, 2012 through May 10, 2013 students must have been awarded Federal Work-Study for 2012-2013. If you wish to hire a student you may submit your requests at this time by completing the Federal Work-Study Employment Form that is located on the Financial Aid Office website, (click on Supervisor - FWS Hiring Process and then on FWS Employment Form and email it to
  2. Since Federal Work-Study is Federal financial aid, each student must achieve and maintain financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress such as; cumulative GPA, and cumulative earned credits. Students who are approved to receive federal aid under a Max Time frame Appeal may ONLY be considered for Pell Grant and Direct Loan funding. Students will no longer be eligible for Federal-Work Study. The complete SAP policy is available in the Maricopa Community Colleges online policy manual.
  3. FWS student employees may begin work for the Fall & Spring semesters only AFTER having been awarded AND a FWS Job Hire Document has been processed and approved by your Department Head, PC Human Resources, and the Financial Aid Office.
  4. Supervisors are responsible for determining the number of hours that may be worked each week to ensure that earnings do not exceed the work-study allocation.

Read FWS procedures you have any questions, please contact Patricia Carrillo Martinez at

Thank you.