State and federal work-study programs can sometimes provide funds for off-campus jobs in addition to on-campus employment.
off-campus jobs are available through the State
Work-Study is a Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency-sponsored
program made possible from funds available through the General Assembly and
with the cooperation of Pennsylvania postsecondary institutions and employers.
The purpose of the SWSP is to provide students with an opportunity to gain
career-related work experience and, at the same time, earn funds to assist them
in meeting today’s costs for post-secondary education. Through the state
work-study website, you can determine your
eligibility for this program and search a
listing of job opportunities. For additional information, please contact the IUP Office of Financial Aid at 724-357-2218.
In addition to providing funds for on-campus jobs for students, the
Federal Work-Study program can provide funds for some off-campus jobs in nonprofit agencies. Get more information about this by visiting the
website. Eligibility for the Federal Work-Study program is determined
based upon financial need. Questions about your eligibility should
be directed to Financial Aid.