How Work-Study Works
Work-Study is not a traditional “grant,” and earnings are not applied to tuition. Instead, students are paid for hours worked.
Boston University Financial Assistance selects as many participants for the Work-Study Program as funding allows. Eligibility is based on financial need. There is no obligation to earn the entire award.
Types of Jobs
Most departments at Boston University hire Work-Study students. Available job categories usually include:
Off-campus nonprofit and community service organizations also provide jobs for students with Work-Study funding. See Off-Campus Employment for details.