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The Fresno City College (FCC) Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program provides funds that are earned through part-time employment to assist students in financing the costs of their educational endeavors.  Students can begin receiving FWS funds after they have been accepted in the FWS program.  Eligibility for FWS is dependent on the students financial need, which is determine by the U.S. Department of Education, the total amount of the student's current aid package before FWS is awarded, and the availability of FWS funds at FCC; FWS is awarded on a first come first serve basis and funds are limited.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

There are several benefits associated with the FWS Program:

  • Valuable professional development opportunities at convenient on-campus locations
  • Enhance interpersonal communication and time management skills while developing work related skills
  • Flexible work scheduling around your class times
  • Opportunity to find employment that corresponds with your educational interests
  • FWS earnings are not counted against your financial need for the next year's FAFSA


FEDERAL WORK STUDY DOCUMENT LINKS

2015-16 FWS Student and Supervisor Handbook


2015-16 FWS Student Balance Sheet


2015-16 FWS Supervisor Balance Sheet


Restrictions

* Students may hold only one position at any time within the district per SCCCD policy.

TO BE ELIGIBLE

Every year beginning October 1st 2016, the FAFSA application starts for the upcoming school year 2017-2018. To be considered for FWS based on a first-come, first-served basis, students must do the following:

HOW TO APPLY

Every year beginning October 1st 2016, the FAFSA application starts for the upcoming school year 2017-2018.  To be considered for FWS based on a first-come, first-served basis, students must do the following:

  • Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than March 2nd

 

 

Last updated: 10/25/2016 10:23:33 AM