Work Study programs provide students with part-time employment that assists with their educational costs. 

The Financial Aid Office oversees work-study programs that place students in a working position in various college departments to assist with clerical work and perform other duties. The Career Center works with students to complete the hiring process for all work study jobs. For applicants, eligibility will automatically be evaluated and determined for all work study programs listed below. Students earn $9.25 per hour and work a maximum of 20 hours per week. Students are paid on the 15th of the month. Precautions are taken to create a safe and secure environment for our work studies to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

To apply for and verify your eligibility for Work Study complete and submit this Work Study Application, then set up an appointment with the SFSC Career Development Center: 863-784-7442.  

Apply early, positions are limited. 

Work Study Application

Federal Work Study Program (FWS)

The Federal Work Study Program is a need-based program that provides part-time employment to students with financial need. A limited number of positions are available per term.

Requirements for federal work-study positions:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards
  • Be degree-seeking
  • Must be enrolled in at least six credit hours or at least half-time in your program of study
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Do not owe a repayment or are in default under any state or federal grant, loan

Florida Work Experience Program (FWEP)

The Florida Work Experience Program is a need-based program funded by the state of Florida to provide eligible SFSC students work experience that will complement and reinforce their educational and career goals. A limited number of positions are available per term.

Requirements for FWEP positions:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards
  • Be degree-seeking
  • Must be enrolled in at least six credit hours or at least half-time in your program of study
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Do not owe a repayment or are in default under any state or federal grant, loan
  • Have not previously received a baccalaureate degree