Work Study Program

This federally funded program provides part-time employment for students with demonstrated financial need. Part-time employment is available to many students, but is not processed automatically. Jobs available are on-campus, maximum 20 hours per week, with an hourly rate of $8.00 per hour.

  • Students must complete the FAFSA every year to determine eligibility for FWS.
  • Students can earn up to their Work Study Award amount for the academic year and cannot go over.
  • Students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits.
  • Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Student must be Pell eligible.
  • A work study award does not guarantee student employment.


If you want to be considered for work-study employment and meet the criteria above, please follow these instructions:

  1. Click here to apply to student employment
  2. When complete, please complete and return Student Request Form to Florida SouthWestern State College Office of Student Financial Aid:
    Mail: 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33919
    Fax: 239-489-9127
    Scan and email:
  3. Students will only be contacted if they are eligible and positions are available.