Work-Study Program

What is the Work-Study Allowance Program?

The Work-Study Allowance Program offers an additional allowance to students in return for performing VA-related activities.  It serves as a supplemental VA education benefit and often provides the additional funding that allows a student to pursue educational goals.

The program pays tax-free minimum wage for up to 25 hours a week.  There are positions at the VSC, VA Regional Office, and the VA hospital.

Who is eligible to participate in the Work-Study Allowance Program?

To participate in the Work-Study Allowance Program, the student must be receiving benefits under one of the following education programs:

  • Chapter 30: The Montgomery GI Bill
  • Chapter 31: Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 32: The Post-Vietnam Era Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program
  • Chapter 33: The Post-9/11 GI Bill / Fry Scholarship
  • Chapter 35: Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program
  • Chapter 1606: The Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve
  • Chapter 1607: The Reserve Educational Assistance Program

The student must be enrolled in and pursuing an approved college degree, vocational or professional program of education at a rate of ¾ time or greater.

Work-Study at the VSC

Applications for positions in the VSC are accepted each semester at the Veterans Support Center. Please download the Work-Study Application below, complete the form, save as a PDF and email to Matt Root.

Work-Study Application

For more information, contact Matt Root at or stop by the VSC.