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Student Employment

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The Work-Study Program is another way King University assists students seeking an affordable Christian education. The program provides student employees with practical work experience and eases their financial burden. Student employees learn the job application process, gain valuable work experience, and develop an understanding of workplace ethics.


What is Work Study?

Work Study is a program that provides part-time employment opportunities to eligible students to help meet the cost and expenses related to education. Based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), eligible students are awarded an allocation which may be earned through part-time employment in approved positions either on or off-campus. The program is designed to provide students with an opportunity for employment arranged around class schedules.

Student Eligibility

  1. Students must be enrolled as full-time traditional undergraduate students.
  2. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal Work Study Funds (FWS) are awarded based on financial need and on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are exhausted. Students must demonstrate financial need to be eligible to participate in the FWS Program. King University funds are used for students who do not meet the requirements set forth by need.
  3. Students must be in good academic standing at King University and maintain satisfactory academic progress according to federal and institutional guidelines to maintain work positions.

 How to Apply 

  1. Complete the FAFSA
  2. View the Listing of Potential Work Study Openings
  3. Students can choose which jobs interest them and then apply and interview directly with the employers. Students are instructed to contact supervisors directly to express their interest and schedule an interview.
  4. Supervisors may rehire students that worked for them in the prior academic year. A Returning Student Employment Contract must be completed.  The Supervisor is responsible for taking the completed packet to the Financial Aid Office for approval.  When all parts of the Student Employment Packet have been received and approved by the Work Study Coordinator an email will be sent to the supervisor and the student may begin working. No student is to begin working without the receipt of an email from the work study coordinator.