How to Apply for Work-Study

  1. Apply for work-study by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  There is an option stating if you would like to be considered for work-study.  Respond to the question and you will be notified of an award, if you meet eligibility requirements and funds are available.
  2. Accept or decline your financial aid award(s) online at MyTSUWeb.  Print out the award screen (Award Package By Aid Year).*
  3. Attend a Work-Study Success Orientation to learn how to become a successful work-study student.  Check the schedule for orientation dates and times on the Work-Study Success Orientation page.
  4. Search for work-study job postings on the Work-Study Job Board.
  5. Contact the hiring supervisor and schedule an interview.  If hired, complete the necessary documents on the Student Work-Study Forms page.
  6. If you are a returning work-study student, your employer(supervisor) must post the position online, and you must be formally rehired for the position.  Returning students must complete and resubmit all appropriate documents.
  7. Complete all appropriate documents on the Work-Study Forms page.
  8. Submit the completed forms to the Work Study Coordinator in the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
  9. You and your new supervisor a "Ready to Work" email once your documents have been processed.
  10. You are ready to work!

*Once you have accepted your work-study award, please print out the award letter/screen and submit it to the Work-Study Office along with all other documents.  Missing documents will result in a delay in your start date.