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Federal Work Study Information

What is Federal Work Study?

The Federal Work-Study Program is a Federal Financial Aid Program offered at Palomar College.  Students must apply and be eligible before starting employment.  The award is earned through part-time employment on campus.  The federal government funds 100%

How do students apply?

The program is need based.  Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year and answer yes to the Federal Work-Study question on the form to be considered for the program.  There is no guarantee that a student will continue to receive work-study awards from one year to the next.   Students should complete the application process early to be considered.  FWS funds are limited.

Information for Students

Information for Supervisors

 Federal Work Study Student Handbook

Frequently Asked Questions

Federal Work Study Job Listings

Federal Work-Study Job Request Form*

The Job Openings listed here are intended only for students who have been notified that they have been awarded FWS funds.  If you were not awarded FWS and want to be considered for the program, please email work study at the address below or fill out a message transmittal at the financial aid office asking to be placed on the wait list.  Wait list requests will be accepted beginning July 15, 2012.

Please read the Federal Work-Study Student Handbook before applying for jobs listed here.

Supervisor's Handbook
Hiring Forms

Payroll Time Report

FWS Timecard


Federal Work Study Email Account

Email us if you:

     Completed the FAFSA and want Federal Work Study. General work study information on our website at may answer questions without submitting an e-mail.

  Currently a federal work study student and have questions.

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