How Federal Work Study Works
How to Apply for Federal Work Study
Step 1: Apply for Financial AidFollow the instructions on the Financial Aid Checklist. When filling out the FAFSA, make sure you specify that you would like to be considered for other aid than grants.
Step 2: Accept your awards
Make sure that you accept your offer of Federal Work Study funds. Remember that you can also request more Work Study funds by reducing the amounts of your loans! To do this, submit a Revision Request form, which is available in Forms. If you aren't sure if you are eligible for work study, call our office at (907)786-1480.
Step 3: Apply for a job
Go to the University of Alaska Human Resources website and click on Search All Jobs. Search for Student Worker Positions, select those you would like to apply for, and submit an application to the University. For most jobs, you would also be required to submit a resume and other documents. The work study pay rates are available here.
Federal Work Study Employee Responsibilities