The Federal Work- Study (FWS) program is a federally funded program that enables students to earn part of their financial aid awards through part-time employment, on or off campus, at specified locations approved by the Financial Aid Office. These job opportunities allow students 'self help' financial aid and an opportunity for career, social, personal and educational development.
In summary, the federal work-study program seeks to provide students with:
To be eligible, a student must meet the eligibility requirements for federal financial aid and must maintain good academic standing while employed under the program.
Due to the availability of funds, East Los Angeles College Financial Aid Office will award funds to students who meet the following requirements, based on first come, first served::
Students who do not meet the above requirements may submit a statement of request to receive FWS which will be reviewed by a Financial Aid Supervisor Approval will be based on supervisor's discrestion.
The FWS award amounts are based on the student's financial aid budget: