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