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Work Study Program

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Term

Application Deadline

Work Study Coverage Period

Spring/Summer 2019

                May 31, 2019

May 5 ,2019 - Aug. 24, 2019

 

What is the Work Study Program?

The Work-Study Program supports part-time and full-time, on-campus jobs for eligible domestic students. Students must apply for the Work Study Program each term and may be approved for one on-campus employer.

 

The Financial Aid & Awards Office offers two Work Study options:

 

Part-Time Employment: Students may work up to 24 hours a week.

 

Eligibility requirements include:

 

  1. Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person

     

  2. Demonstrate Financial Need: Students Receiving OSAP or Out-of-Province Financial Aid assistance are considered to have demonstrated financial need and the budget form is not required. Students receiving Out-of-Province Financial Aid must submit a copy of their Provincial funding assessment. Students who are not receiving OSAP or Out-of-Province Financial Aid must complete the budget form

     

  3. Enrollment – students must meet one of the following criteria:

     

    1. student is enrolled in a minimum 40% credit load

       

    2. student is between regularly scheduled academic terms with full time enrollment in the semesters prior and subsequent to the part-time employment semester

       

    3. student is employed in a full-time coop position off campus

 

If a student drops below 40% enrollment after the initial approval, a denial email will be sent to student/employer to update the application status.

 

Full-Time Employment: Students must be available to work more than 24 hours per week.

 

Eligibility requirements include:

 

  1. Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person.   

     

  2. Demonstrate Financial Need: all applicants must complete the budget form. Students receiving Out-of-Province Financial Aid must submit a copy of their Provincial funding assessment.

     

  3. Enrollment – students must meet one of the following criteria:

     

    1. student is completing their coop semester on campus

       

    2. student is between regularly scheduled academic terms with full time enrollment in the semesters prior and subsequent to the full-time employment semester

 

Student may be enrolled in a part time credit load – less than 60%

 

Note: All income earned by students who have applied for OSAP during a school term must be reported to the Financial Aid Office and may impact a student’s OSAP funding.

  

Not Eligible:

Students enrolled in joint programs are not eligible except for York/Sheridan students who have applied for OSAP funding through Sheridan. Students may inquire about the Work Study Program at their collaborative school.

 

For more information:

Melissa Friesen

Financial Aid and Awards Office

Room D100, Trafalgar Campus

905-845-9430 Ext: 2442

Email: workstudy@sheridancollege.ca

 

Application

Part-Time Work Study Application

Full-Time Work Study Application

Please complete and submit the Work Study Application to the Financial Aid and Awards Office. Applications are accepted beginning two weeks before the start of each term. The deadline to apply is stated on the Work Study Application and is approximately 4 weeks from the start of classes each term.

 

Locations to submit Work Study Application (Financial Aid and Awards Office):

  Davis Campus                                    Room B212i

Hazel McCallion Campus                   Welcome Desk

Trafalgar Campus                               Room D100

 

 

Applications are available in alternate formats upon request by contacting workstudy@sheridancollege.ca

 

INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS

Work Study jobs should be posted through the Sheridan Career Centre, using the post a job form.

 

Work Study Pay Period Coverage: First day of term – last day of term + 50% of the pay period after the "last day of term"

Part time Work Study Program: $1,500 MAX / Term (Including Fringe)

Full-time Work Study Program: $6,500 MAX / Term (Including Fringe)

 

Due to the financial need requirement of the Work Study Program, students must apply for Work Study each term and demonstrate their continued eligibility for the program. A student will be Work Study approved for one employer per term.

 

Students (or employers) submit the 2-page Work Study Application to the Financial Aid and Awards Office. Employers are required to complete the "To be completed by employer" section of the application.

 

It is the department's responsibility to forward Payroll forms the Payroll office. Please ensure that the Employee Status "Co-op" or "Current FT Student" is selected as applicable on the "PT Support/Student Worker Contract" form.

 

The Financial Aid Office will notify both the student applicant and employer of the Work Study application status via Sheridan email.

 

Departmental Cost Transfers for Work Study: 

Each Department Manager/Operations Manager will be sent an email from workstudy@sheridancollege.ca with a prepared departmental cost transfer for approval. The information confirms data pulled from the payroll database. 

 

If you have any questions regarding the Departmental Cost transfers, please contact:

Melissa Friesen

Records and Recording Specialist

Trafalgar Campus, Room D100

905 -845-9430 ext. 2442

melissa.friesen1@sheridancollege.ca