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Federal Work-Study Program - Contents

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INTRODUCTION . . . . . 1
Recent Changes to the FWS Program . . . . . 1
Work-Colleges Program . . . . . 2

SECTION 1: SELECTING RECIPIENTS AND
ASSIGNING JOBS . . . . . 5
General Student Eligibility Requirements . . . . . 5
Assigning Jobs . . . . . 6
Job Descriptions . . . . . 6
Employment Conditions and Limitations . . . . . 7

SECTION 2: CALCULATING FWS AWARDS . . . . . 11
Need Analysis Formulas . . . . . 11
Determining Maximum FWS Eligibility . . . . . 11
Earnings Applied to Cost of Attendance . . . . . 12
FWS Overawards and resources . . . . . 13

SECTION 3: PAYING STUDENTS . . . . . 15
Establishing Wage Rates . . . . . 15
Disbursement . . . . . 16
Payroll Records . . . . . 18

SECTION 4: TYPES OF EMPLOYMENT . . . . . 21
Community Service Jobs . . . . . 21
Establishing FWS Community Service Jobs . . . . . 24
Work on Campus . . . . . 25
Work for Proprietary School on or off Campus . . . . . 26
Work off Campus for Nonprofit or Government Agency . . . . . 27
Work off Campus for Private For-Profit Companies . . . . . 29
Off-Campus Agreements . . . . . 29
FWS Employment During Period of Nonattendance . . . . . 30
Terms Used in the Definition of Community Services . . . . . 31
List of Agencies, Institutions, and Activities Included
inthe Definition of Community Services . . . . . 31

SECTION 5: PROGRAM FUNDS . . . . . 35
Allocation and Reallocation . . . . . 36
Federal Share Limitation . . . . . 38
Non-Federal Share . . . . . 39
Carry Forward/Carry Back . . . . . 41
Limitations on Use of Funds Carried Forward or Back . . . . . 42
Transfer of Funds to the FSEOG Program . . . . . 42
Administrative Cost Allowance (ACA) . . . . . 43
Fiscal procedures and records . . . . . 44

SECTION 6: JOB LOCATION AND DEVELOPMENT . . . . . 45
JLD Program Participation . . . . . 45
Student Eligibility . . . . . 46
Use of FWS Allocation for JLD Program . . . . . 46
Use of JLD Program Funds . . . . . 46
Federal Share Limitation . . . . . 46
Allowable Program Costs . . . . . 47
FWS Students as Staff in the JLD Program . . . . . 47
JLD Reporting on the FISAP . . . . . 48
Multi-Institutional JLD Programs . . . . . 48

APPENDIX: MODEL OFF-CAMPUS AGREEMENT . . . . . 49

Last Modified: 03/01/1998