The Federal Work Study (FWS) Program provides funds for part-time employment to assist eligible students finance their college costs. FWS wages are funded by the federal government through the U.S. Department of Education and are paid twice a month by check or direct deposit through the UACCM Payroll Department. FWS is a need-based program, therefore, not all students can qualify. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for more information about FWS or to check your eligibility.
Checklist for Federal Work Study Applicants
Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.gov.
Submit all required documents to the Financial Aid Office. You can check Campus Connect>Acct Info>Review Financial Aid to see if any documents are needed approximately a week after you submit the FAFSA.
Complete a FWS Application Your eligibility will be determined at this point or it an award will appear on your Financial Aid award letter. Please keep in mind that a FWS award does not guarantee those funds as you must be chosen by a supervisor for a position.
Contact the Department Supervisor listed below that has an available job opening for an interview.
If chosen for a position, the hiring supervisor or Financial Aid will contact you to complete a FWS hiring packet.
e-Employment Background Check!
All positions are subject to a pre-employment background check and drug screens. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Statement of Assurance and Policies
The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton, in making decisions regarding employment, student admissions, and other functions and operations, adheres to a policy of non-discrimination and complies with federal regulations and requirements as set forth in Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and PL 101-336 (Americans with Disabilities Act).