Bridgewater State University participates in a wide variety of federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs. These programs can be grouped into three categories: grant, work and loan.
The following is a description of the work programs:
For financial aid purposes, the term “undergraduate” in the following paragraphs refers to students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Enrollment levels are as follows: full time: 12 or more credits; three quarter time: 9 to 11 credits, half time: 6 to 8 credits; less than half time: 1 to 5 credits.
For questions regarding all forms of student employment please contact the Office of Student Employment, located in Boyden Hall, at (508) 531-1232.
- eligibility is based directly on demonstrated financial need
- available to undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time; priority given to full time students
- provides financially eligible students an opportunity to work part-time on campus
- pay rates vary, refer to Student Employment Web page for updated information
- students work according to their class schedule, typically 10–12 hours per week
- payment is biweekly through a paycheck
- awarded to undergraduate students in the same manner as Federal Work Study, however here the award is used for an off-campus position at a non-profit, community service agency
- eligibility is based directly on demonstrated financial need area of study
- the Office of Student Employment, located in Boyden Hall, has a list of positions available in the community.
- available to all students regardless of financial need
- provides students with the opportunity to work in the local area
- designed to help students gain experience in their field of study and to earn additional income for educational expenses
- job listings are posted year-round in the student employment office
- pay rates vary depending on experience and/or job requirements