Federal Work Study is a need-based grant, used to create part-time university jobs. Students that accept a position as a Federal Work Study are paid wages through this need-based grant, in exchange for working with Florida Polytechnic University.
Federal Work Study students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week (part time). However, the supervisor of your Federal Work Study position will advise the number of hours you will be schedule for.
Per Federal Policy, Federal Work Study must pay at least minimum wage of the State you are attending school. Florida minimum wage is currently $8.46. The position you apply for, or position supervisor, will advise you of the current pay rate.
When positions are available, students can apply here.
Once you have started your position, you will be paid on a bi-weekly basis by the university. You bi-weekly pay will be based on the number of hours you have worked in that pay period.
Depending on what has been posted to the job site, there are various forms of Federal Work Study Jobs that can be either On Campus or Off Campus. Some Department examples include:
Unfortunately, no. Students must apply for their FAFSA every October 1 to ensure they that have financial need. Position availability may also depend on the amount of funding the Florida Poly receives each year. However, students that were awarded Federal Work Study in the prior year will be considered first for the same position.