work-study program

noun

Definition of work-study program

: a program that offers high school or college students part-time jobs in order to provide financial assistance or work experience

Examples of work-study program in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The academy hopes to raise $3 million to sustain the work-study program and building renovations for years to come. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, 16 July 2021 The carrier has faced some early criticism from labor unions over its hiring practices, including its plan to hire flight attendants through a work-study program with a college near Salt Lake City. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 26 June 2021 The work-study program was already widely criticized for disproportionately helping higher-income rather than lower-income students. Matt Krupnick, Washington Post, 22 Oct. 2020 As a teen, Worms enrolled in the intensive, 10-year work-study program at les Compagnons du Devoir. NOLA.com, 17 Aug. 2020 While some student workers may qualify for unemployment, students who are part of the federal work-study program or financial aid job programs may not be eligible for unemployment benefits. Anna Beahm | Abeahm@al.com, al, 28 Apr. 2020 Benavides hopes a work-study program -- and maybe eventual scholarships and loans, along with financial help from her mother -- will be enough to make ends meet. Anchorage Daily News, 18 May 2020 While some student workers may qualify for unemployment, students who are part of the federal work-study program or financial aid job programs may not be eligible for unemployment benefits. Anna Beahm | Abeahm@al.com, al, 28 Apr. 2020 While some student workers may qualify for unemployment, students who are part of the federal work-study program or financial aid job programs may not be eligible for unemployment benefits. Anna Beahm | Abeahm@al.com, al, 28 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of work-study program

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Work-study program.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work-study%20program. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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work-study program

noun

English Language Learners Definition of work-study program

US : a program that gives high school or college students the opportunity to work in a particular field in order to gain experience

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