Federal Work-Study Program

The Federal Work Study program provides students with an opportunity to work part time while attending college.

Application Process:

Students that are interested must first complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students must enroll in a matriculated course of study and register for at least six credits.
  • Students receive FWS funds according to the number of hours worked. The rate of pay is at least minimum wage.
  • Students are encouraged to choose job placements with an eye towards community service and/or future vocational interests.
  • FWS funds are limited and are awarded to students on a first come, first served basis. File early for the best possibility of receiving FWS funds.

Manage your Federal Work Study :

Federal Work Study Portal

Financial Aid Contact Us

Contact Us

Main Office
Colston Hall (CO), Room 504
Phone: 718-289-5700
Email: financialaid@bcc.cuny.edu

Fall/Spring Hours
Mon & Thurs 9am – 6pm*
Tues, Wed & Fri 9am – 5pm
*Hours effective while classes are in session.

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