Community Scholars FAQ
If you have been awarded FWS as part of your financial package, you are eligible to participate.
Bonner Center staff will approve your request to be a Community Scholar and help you find appropriate placement.
You’re encouraged to serve at one of the Bonner Center’s committed sites or find an opportunity at the Volunteer Fair held the first week of school.
You can sign up for direct deposit of your monthly pay through human resources once your contract is signed.
Yes. More than two jobs at any given time isn’t recommended, however, so that you can maintain focus on your academics.
This depends on your award. In order to make sure your money last through the academic year, you should stick with the suggested hours per week on your contract.
No. Remaining work-study awards do not carry over from one academic year to another.
Work-study wages are subject to the same federal, state and local income taxes as any other earned income.