Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program

Work Study Wait List for 2015-2016


Wait List Opens on Wednesday, May 27 at 8:00 a.m.

-New Students Complete Below Steps 1 - 3
-Continuing FWS Students Complete Below Steps 1 -2 Only

  • Step 1:  Submit the 2015-2016 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov (school code:  007713)
  • Step 2:  Complete your Financial Aid File by Friday, May 22 by 12:00 p.m.
  • Step 3:  Put your Name on the FWS Wait List
    • Opens on Wednesday, May 27 at 8:00 a.m.

Please Note: 

  • The student must come in-person, not a friend or parent/relative
  • No email or phone calls - must come in-person
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) - Must be in good standing
  • Please review:  Federal Work Study (FWS) Student Flow-Chart

What is Federal Work Study (FWS)?

Federal work study gives financial aid students the opportunity to work on campus or off campus through the America Counts Program, in order to earn money to pay for educational expenses. FWS wages are paid in part by the federal 

How many hours can I work?

Work-study students normally work between 10-20 hours per week in various departments.

What kind of jobs are available?

Types of jobs usually include office aides, tutors, childcare assistants, lab assistants, library aides, etc.

How will I get paid?

You will receive a paycheck once a month (on the 15th of each month) for the hours that you have worked.

How do I apply?

You must put your name on the wait list which opens every Spring semester - see above for details.

Information for FWS Supervisors

Click here for:  Federal Work Study - Supervisor Flow Chart


For more information, contact:

Financial Aid Office
Aileen Conmigo Phuong
650-738-4348
conmigoa@smccd.edu

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