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Federal Work Study 
 Otis Work Study Program

FEDERAL WORK STUDY

Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for students with "financial need" while enrolled.
For further information about working on-campus,
please visit the Center for Creative Professionals.
Those not eligible for Federal Work-Study may qualify for the Otis Work Study Program.

Eligibility:
Undergraduate  students with financial need.

Deadline:
Check with CCP (Center for Creative Professions)

Application:
Indicate "Interested in Work Study" on your FAFSA
Must demonstrate "financial need" as determined by federal guidelines.

Amount:
Varies, maximum is $2,000 annually (some exceptions may apply) *
Students can view their federal work-study eligibility on-line through their Otis Self Service.

Renewable:
Yes if qualifications are met. Student must re-apply via the FAFSA annually and re-apply to their desired job per CCP instructions.
Federal Work Study is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come first-served basis.

Funding:
Federal Government via pay check directly to student (does not pay towards your tuition balance like other financial aid)
To learn more about the Federal Work-Study Program please click here.
Students who are currently working can check Otis Self Service for their remaining work study balance.

* Notes regarding payment: Standard work-study jobs start at $9.00 an hour for first-year work-study students. The wage is increased by $.50 every year the student is employed under the work-study program at Otis. Some positions have a fixed hourly rate and will not give an annual increase.  The rate is calculated according to years worked under the work-study program, not years spent as a student at Otis. However, some positions require more skill and experience, and supervisors may specify a higher rate of pay for qualifying positions. Your supervisor must complete a new job description if he/she plans on increasing your pay rate.