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Federal Work Study Information



Federal Work Study (FWS) is a Federal Financial Aid Program designed to provide eligible students the opportunity to earn money to help pay educational expenses as well as educational learning by hands-on experience.


FWS positions are announced to students via CMN’s e-mail and job descriptions are posted outside the Financial Aid Office or at the Green Bay Campus.


For information and steps for hiring, see CMN Federal Work Study Student Employment Handbook.


Student Eligibility for FWS Program

  1. Have a financial remaining need
  2. Continuing student has a cumulative GPA of 2.00
  3. Enrolled for a min. of 6 credits

  Steps for Hiring

  1. F.A.O. initials application for eligible student or OKs via phone call or email for Green Bay student
  2. Student will turn application into appropriate supervisor listed
  3. Supervisor interviews / recommends hire pending HR approval
  4. Supervisor and chosen student complete, sign and turn into F.A.O. Work –Study Contract
  5. Student, along with their contract and award letter (showing FWS amount) report to HR to complete additional paperwork for hiring
  6. HR will email supervisor and student of official start date – student may not start before HR approval



All work study positions pay $7.50 per hour. Students are limited to work 20 hours per when classes are in session.