Federal Work Study

This campus-based Federal Work Study program is authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act. It provides funds for summer and part-time employment for students who demonstrate financial need.

You may view the list of available jobs.




$11.50 per hour: maximum number of hours per week is 37.5 during the summer and 15 hours during the academic year.


Student's who particpate in the Federal Work Study program must:

  • complete and submit a FAFSA Need Analysis Report.
  • have unmet need after deducting the expected student contribution from the budget.
  • make satisfactory academic progress as defined by WVSOM.
  • be a citizen, permanent resident, or non-citizen recognized by the government as being in the U.S. for other than temporary purposes.
  • be registered with the Selective Service Agency if you are required to be registered.


Student's participating in the Federal Work Study program are not required to repay funds received.

Community Service

There is a community service component in the Federal Work Study program. Additional information on this is also available in the Financial Aid Office.