Student Financial Services
Office of Student Employment
Room 100, Franklin Building
3451 Walnut Street / 6270

Summer 2019 - Federal Work-Study Information/Application
Program Dates
The Summer Federal Work-Study Program begins on May 20, 2019 and ends August 18, 2019.
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
A student’s eligibility is determined by the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 FAFSA. A submitted application for Summer Federal Work-Study cannot be processed until Penn electronically receives the student’s FAFSA from the U.S. Department of Education Central Processing System..
Award Amount
An eligible student will receive an award according to the session selected on the application - $3,000 for Summer Session One; $3,000 for Summer Session Two; or $6,000 for both summer sessions
Off-Campus Employment
Only nonprofit organizations and government agencies may employ work-study students. All employers are required to have an off-campus work-study agreement with Penn. If you are interested in off-campus employment, you must first contact Tam Nguyen before you begin working. Please send an e-mail to
Online Application
Funding for the summer is limited. Eligibility for Federal Work-Study is based on financial need, with preference given to students with the highest need. Currently enrolled students can electronically submit the application below. You will receive a confirmation by e-mail indicating the date and time your application was received by the Office of Student Employment. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION IS JUNE 7, 2019.
Once the application is processed, the decision will be sent to the student via e-mail. If you have any questions, please e-mail
Award Information
What Summer Sessions Will You Work?
Summer Session 1 Summer Session 2 Both Summer Sessions
(May 20 - June 30, 2019) (July 1 - August 18, 2019) (May 20 - August 18, 2019)
Have you filed a 2019-2020 FAFSA?
No    Yes
If you selected No, your application will not be processed until the FAFSA is electronically received by Penn.
Student Information
Student Name
First Name Middle Initial Last Name
PennCard Number Graduation Date
Telephone Number Email Address