The Federal Work Study Program is a federally funded financial aid program designed to assist qualifying students meet their educational expenses through on campus employment. Depending on work performed and the skills and experience necessary for the job, FWS students are paid at varying rates.
Wages are paid on a bi-weekly basis. FWS job is an excellent opportunity to develop a professional history as well as gain experience and technical knowledge. Many FWS students also use their supervisors and employers for job references and recommendations.
FWS awards to students are dependent upon the student's financial need, and the University's annual FWS allocation.
Who To Contact
The University Office of Student Financial Aid coordinates the FWS program. All questions regarding the FWS program may be directed to:
Valdosta State University
Attn: Mr. Leroy Trower, Senior Financial Aid Counselor I & FWS
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31698
Office: (229) 333-7592
Fax: (229) 333-5430