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Washington State Work-Study Information
If your financial aid award includes a state work-study award, this means:
- This state-funded program provides off-campus, career-related employment
for students who have financial need. More than 200 Spokane area employers
hire Whitworth work-study students.
- That you are ELIGIBLE (not required) to earn that amount this academic
year in an approved off-campus job.
- This award is not an amount that has been directly credited to your
student account. It is a financial resource which you may draw upon
if needed. The work-study award is a ceiling amount of state work-study,
off-campus earnings that you are eligible to earn in order to defray
your educational costs.
- Whitworth University work-study students are not assigned to or placed
in jobs. but must take the initiative either to inquire at the Whitworth Student
Employment Office or to review online
- State work-study employees receive a regular paycheck directly from
the off-campus employer.
- You must have received a work-study award in your financial-aid
- You must complete a Whitworth
State Work-Study Authorization Form prior to beginning employment.
- Your employer must be a hold a valid state work-study contract
and job description approved by Whitworth Student Employment.
- Your work hours may not exceed 19 per week. Click here for a off-campus work-study timesheet.
streaming video How Work Study Works is available in Windows Media format.