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Federal Work-Study Eligibility

Under Federal regulations, to receive Federal Work Study a student must:

  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credits per semester in an eligible program
  • Be eligible for Title IV aid
  • Maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Demonstrate financial need (based on information from FAFSA)

Important Notes

  • Students will be awarded a maximum allotment for Federal Work Study funds which is their “earnings limit.” Students should work with their supervisors to schedule their work in such a way that they do not exceed their earnings limit before the year ends. Students may not work after they reach their earnings limit.
  • Federal Work-Study Allocations change annually, which means that the annual allotment for each student is subject to change each year.
  • Eligibility must be re-evaluated each year by submission of a renewal FAFSA and a new Work Study Employment application.
  • Students are selected for jobs based on the qualifications indicated on their application, the needs of individual position supervisors, and the availability of positions.


BRCC offers a variety of on and off campus Federal Work Study Jobs.

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