Federal Work Study

The Federal Work-Study Program provides jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. Work-study jobs can complement your educational program or career goals by giving you relevant work experience in a professional setting. Campus work-study jobs are flexible and can be scheduled around your classes.

Work-Study Student Eligibility Requirements

Under Federal guidelines, a student may be awarded Federal Work-Study only if he or she meets all of the following requirements:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • The student demonstrates financial need as determined by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
  • The student is in good academic standing and is maintaining satisfactory academic progress and has a 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • The student is enrolled on at least a half-time basis (minimum 6 credit hours) per semester during the academic year, or at least 3 credit hours during each summer session.
  • The student is a citizen of the United States, a U.S. national, or permanent resident; persons granted asylum by the Immigration and Naturalization Service may also be eligible.

Please note that Indiana University Kokomo’s Federal School Code is 001814. The FAFSA or renewal FAFSA should be submitted annually by March 10. The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid will notify you of your work-study eligibility once your FAFSA has been processed.