Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study jobs at UNT Dallas are funded by the federal government. Your eligibility for the work-study program is determined by financial need, satisfactory academic progress, and an enrollment status of at least quarter-time.

There are several FWS jobs available right now!  Click on the job to apply now!

Student Assistant (Work-Study) - Academic Advising/Student Success

Student Assistant (Work-Study) - Academic Advising Testing

Student Assistant (Work-Study) - Student Solutions Center

Student Assistant (Work-Study) - Compliance Administrative Assistant

Student Assistant (Work-Study) - Police


Resources for Departments 

Amount of Awards

  • Based on established financial need.
  • Maximum award is $5,000 per nine-month academic period, ($2500 for fall and $2500 for spring).


  • Students are generally paid on the 1st and 15th of every month.
  • Students are paid at least the federal minimum wage.
  • Departments determine the wages per hour, job duties, and approval all timesheets for the employee.


  • Repayment is not required. The money you earn is yours to help pay your education expenses in any way you see fit.
  • Must be reported as earnings on your income tax return the following year.
  • When completing the FAFSA for the following year, report your Work-Study earnings under the Additional Financial Information section. (Work-Study earnings are treated as financial aid rather than income when the Expected Family Contribution is calculated.)


For more information, please email: FWS@untdallas.edu.