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Federal Work-Study

What Is Work-Study?

The Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) will provide employment opportunities for full-time enrolled students at Bethune-Cookman University and who have a financial need.

The program enables student to work and earn money during the academic year and is housed in the Office of Student Financial Aid.


  • Must have a current year FAFSA on file.
  • Be a Pell Grant Recipient
  • Have and maintain a 2.0 grade point average
  • Meet the standard of Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
  • Be enrolled at B-CU as a full-time student
  • Complete and submit the necessary paperwork according to the deadlines

Note: No Athletes, RA’s, Graduate Students, International Students, Band, Concert Chorale Student receiving scholarships or Student receiving funds from other athletic programs are allowed to participate in the Federal Work Study Program.

For Your Information

  • FWS is awarded on first come first serve basis.
  • Completing an application does not guarantee a job placement.

 Responsibilities of Student

  • Report to work promptly.
  • Notify your supervisor as soon as possible if you will be late or unable to work.
  • Dress appropriately for your work location. 
  • Report accurate hours to your supervisor and sign timesheets on time.
  • Students are NOT ALLOWED to work during scheduled class times. If classes are cancelled or released early, students are still PROHIBITED from working during class times.
  • Review the Bethine-Cookman University FWS Student Employee Handbook
  • Download BCU FWS Student Employee Handbook

How to Apply

Submit documents below during scheduled times. (See Important Dates)

Semester Hiring-Interview Period:

  • Fall Semester
  • Spring Semester (January 15, 2013 – February 15, 2013)

** Application package must include:

  • Work Study Employment Application (Current Year)
  • A copy of current year award letter indicating that the student is a Pell Grant recipient
  • Resume (Sample)

Available Positions (Supervisor listed on job posting list)

  • There are not positions at this time.

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