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. The program encourages community service work and work related to courses of study. Students must be enrolled in 6 eligible credits in order to participate in the program. During the academic year, students are limited to working 19 hours per week. Students who are interested in working in an on-campus or off-campus position should:
The amount of Federal Work Study awarded to a student depends on financial need as determined from the FAFSA, the amount of other financial aid received at Madison College that semester, and the availability of funds at Madison College. Madison College receives a certain amount of funds each school year from the federal government for the Federal Work Study Program. When that money is utilized, no more awards can be made from that program for that year.
Federal Work Study is paid to you in bi-weekly paychecks just like any other part-time job. Your Federal Work Study earnings are not deducted from what you owe Madison College.
Students who have completed the FAFSA and are not eligible for Federal Work Study may still be eligible for employment under the Student Help Program. Students must be enrolled in 6 eligible credits in order to participate in the program. During the academic year, students are limited to working 19 hours per week. A student who is interested in working under the Student Help Program should:
*To fill out the Online Madison College Student Employment Application:
If you have additional questions, visit askMadisonCollege to view frequently asked Financial Aid questions, or contact Madison College Financial Aid at (608) 246-6170 or (800) 322-6282, ext. 6170.