Federal Work-study Program

Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federally funded program that provides part-time job opportunities for undergraduate students with financial need; allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the recipient's course of study. Eligibility is determined by the completion of the FAFSA, enrollment status, and Satisfactory Academic Progress. ONLY students qualified by the Office of Financial Aid are eligible to participate in the program.

Qualified students who accept FWS must come to the Office of Financial Aid to get their contracts. The contract has to be signed by the Student, Work-Study Manager, and their Supervisor. This contract must be returned to the Office of Financial Aid before the student begins working. Students are paid by the hour. Hourly pay rates are based on the students experience level and range from $7.25-$10.00 per hour. Student cannot exceed 20 hours per week during the academic year. The amount of FWS earned can't exceed the total award amount. FWS students are paid bi-weekly and must submit time sheets signed by the student and the Supervisor. When assigning work hours, students and their employer should consider the students award amount, class schedule, and academic progress. If a student works off campus, their employer will usually be a private nonprofit organization or a public agency, and the work performed must be in the public interest. 

Federal and Institutional Work Study Programs

Institutional Employment

Institutional jobs are part time hourly jobs on campus available to any student currently registered at Morehouse College in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA). These positions are part-time positions paid directly out of the hiring department’s budget. Hourly pay rates will vary depending on the department’s budget, student’s experience level, and the required duties and responsibilities of the positions. Student employees may not work more than 20 hours a week during the academic year. Students are paid bi-weekly and must submit a timesheet signed by the student and the Supervisor.