Cumberland University

Work Study & Other Sources

Federal Work Study
This need-based program jointly funded by the University and the Federal Government. Students work part-time jobs on campus and receive the minimum wage. The amount of money a student earns may be applied toward his/her charges at the University. Work Scholarship is an employment program designed to provide students with an opportunity to earn an education by working on campus. Receipt of work study funds is contingent upon the fulfillment of the assigned work responsibilities. Restrictions: Maintain 2.00 cumulative GPA.

Other Sources
Other Federal funds are available through such programs as Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Security, and the Veteran's Administration. For more information, applicants should contact the appropriate agency in their community. Other private sources may be available in the student's community. Students should check with their parents' employers, guidance counselors, civic organizations, and/or local businesses.