Federal Work-Study Program

Contact

Patricia Pryor
Financial Aid Advisor/FWS Coordinator
pryorp@edgecombe.edu
Office 128, Barnes Building, Rocky Mount Campus
(252) 618-6698

Edgecombe Community College student employment work-study program provides job opportunities for students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay educational expenses. The work-study program encourages positions in community services and work-related student’s program of study.

Although many students will qualify, a work-study award is not offered to all eligible students due to limited funding. The work-study program makes a conscious attempt to support the employment needs of all Edgecombe Community College students to the greatest level possible.

Qualifications

To meet eligibility requirements for the Federal Work-Study Program (FWS), students

  • must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or be an eligible non-citizen (as determined by the FAFSA)
  • must complete the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need as calculated by the FAFSA
  • cannot default on a federal student loan or owe a refund on a federal grant
  • must be enrolled in an eligible program
  • must complete the federal Work-Study application
  • are required to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). Students with suspended or terminated financial aid are not eligible to participate in the Federal Work-Study Program.

Applying

  • Jobs and funding are limited, so apply early.
  • A student work-study award depends on
    • When application is submitted
    • Level of need
    • College funding
  • Complete the Federal Work-Study application.

Other Links

Forms

The following forms may be requested from Financial Aid Advisor/Federal Work-Study Coordinator, Patricia Pryor.

  • Performance Appraisal
  • Request Form
  • Transfer
  • Resignation
  • Work-Study Packet (Forms)
  • Termination
  • Discipline Notice

Frequently Asked Questions