Veteran Student Services is honored to be participating in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Student Work-Study Allowance Program, which offers an additional allowance to students performing VA-related work.
Work Study Program Details
If you're a full-time or 3/4-time student in a college degree, vocational, or professional program, you can “earn while you learn” with a VA work-study allowance.
Who is Eligible?
The VA work-study allowance is available to persons training on a full-time or ¾ time basis under the following programs:
- Post-9/11 GI Bill®—(38 U.S.C. Chapter 33) (Veterans and transfer-of-entitlement recipients)
- Montgomery GI Bill®—Active Duty (38 U.S.C. Chapter 30)
- REAP Participants
- Montgomery GI Bill®—Selected Reserve (10 U.S.C. Chapter 1606)
- Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance Program (38 U.S.C. Chapter 32)
- Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (38 U.S.C. Chapter 35)
- Eligible dependents under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 35 may use work study only while training in a State.
- National Call to Service Participants
- Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program—(38 U.S.C. Chapter 31)
How Much May I Earn?
You’ll earn an hourly wage equal to the Federal minimum wage or your State minimum wage, whichever is greater.
What Type of Work May I Do?
Services you perform under a VA work-study program must be related to VA work.
How Do I Apply?
- Interested students must submit a Veteran Student Services Employee Application found here.
- Applications will be evaluated and candidates will be selected throughout the year as needed to fill vacancies.
For more information, visit VA Student Work-Study Allowance Program on the VA website.
Any questions or concerns regarding Veteran Student Services Work Study, contact 423-425-4663 or [email protected].
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.