Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study

The Federal Work-Study Program is a need-based financial aid program that is available to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA results. If qualified, you must seek employment on campus and be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours in a semester. Funds are limited and are available on a first come first served basis...

 

 

FWS

  • You must seek employment and secure a job on campus. Contact Career Services for assistance locating a job.
  • You must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credits hours in a semester to receive Federal Work-Study. 
  • Federal Work-Study earnings should be monitored by both the employing department and the student to ensure that earnings do not exceed the work-study allocation.
  • You may work up to twenty (20) hours per week.
  • Hourly rate will be based on job duties and set between min wage - $17.02 per hour.
  • Your paychecks are processed bi-weekly and funds earned may be used to pay your educational expenses.

Funds and employment positions are limited and are available on a first come first served basis

Apply

  1. If you have not done so yet, complete 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 
  2. Apply for Summer 2024 Federal Work-Study by completing the Summer 2024 Request Form
  3. Review and apply for PC Federal Work-Study jobs. (please make sure to have your resume ready to upload). 
    1. Please CLICK HERE between 10am -5pm if you need help with Resume Building, S.T.A.R Interviewing Skills, FWS Orientation, and application process. 
  4. If you are the preferred candidate, you will receive, complete, and submit a New Hire Packet to the Human Resources Office in the Administration building.
  5. Once all the paperwork is processed and approved, you will receive a job contract from your hiring supervisor notifying you of your start and end dates.

Resignation

Complete the FWS Voluntary Resignation Form if you are employed in a FWS job and want to resign from that position.

 

Hiring

  1. Complete the FWS Request to Post a Position Form
  2. After you have interviewed and selected a candidate, please complete the FWS Intent to Hire Form
    1. Once the 'FWS Intent to Hire Form' has been completed and processed by all parties, you will receive an email to submit an 'FWS Student Employment Contract'. The contract must be completed and processed by all parties before the student can begin working. The Financial Aid Department will let you know once everything is complete.

Termination

Complete the FWS Involuntary Termination Form to initiate the involuntary termination of a FWS employee.

The Federal Work-Study Program is a need-based financial aid program that is available to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA results. If qualified, you must seek employment on campus and be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours in a semester. Funds are limited and are available on a first come first served basis. 

You can check the status of your award by logging into your Student Center at maricopa.edu/students. NOTE:  You must complete a FASFA. This is a need-based award.

If you have been awarded Federal Work Study funds, please CLICK HERE (between 10am-5pm) if you need help with the Resume Building, S.T.A.R Interviewing Skills, FWS Orientation, and application process: 

If you do not need help with your resume, interview, or application process, CLICK HERE to view the list of available Federal Work Study positions.

You may work up to twenty (20) hours per week.  NOTE: Federal Work-Study earning should be monitored by both the employing department and the student to ensure that earnings do not exceed the work-study allocation. Student employees will need to log into the online HCM to track their hours.

Effective Fall 2022, hourly rate will be based on job duties and set between min wage - $17.02 per hour.

After you have secured employment, your supervisor will give you further hiring instructions and provide you with the exact date you may begin working under the FWS Program.  NOTE:  New students must complete a New Hire Packet at Employee Services and receive an Employee ID Number before the Financial Aid Office can initiate the job hire process in HCM. This must be initiated by the supervisor..