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work study

A program administered by high schools and colleges that employs or secures employment for students so they can make money while matriculating.

work′-stud′y adj.
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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) an examination of ways of finding the most efficient method of doing a job, esp in terms of time and effort
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Given college affordability concerns, federal work-study programs and institutionally funded campus-based employment for students are more important than ever--but institutions might not be maximizing their potential.
EDMOND The University of Central Oklahoma is a top institution for Federal Work-Study Financial Aid, according to a national ranking by LendEDU.
This work-study system has permeated all of the offerings of the University of Asia and the Pacific.
As a job partner, Hamilton Lane will host student-interns at its Bala Cynwyd headquarters as part of the Cristo Rey curriculum that combines rigorous academics with professional on-site work experience in the form of a work-study program.
The Washington state case challenges a work-study program that allows college students to receive state-funded salaries while they work in part-time jobs that are usually related to their field of study.
Summary: Work-study permits, quality of universities and safe environment cited as major pull factors
According to Marty de Leon, general manager of education agency Fortrust Education Services, Filipinos preferred to go to New Zealand for studies not only because of the quality of its eduction but also because of its work-study integration.
Among the programs that the Trump administration wants to cut funding for in 2018 is the work-study program, a long-running and popular program that helps students pay for college.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hannah Zwick put herself through college by working as a fundraiser for her university under the federal work-study program.
Based on our assessment, we found that Federal Work-Study funding was being underutilized at Mason and that students who work to pay for college are more likely to work off-campus and are thus less likely to be engaged in enriching academic experiences.
(2) Federal Work-Study and satisfactory academic progress requirements: The authors briefly describe two other innovations that could help improve access and completion, namely, retargeting and realigning Federal Work-Study and restructuring the notification of "satisfactory academic progress" (SAP) requirements in the Pell Grant program.