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 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, "Coronavirus shutdown: What can I do about student loans? College tuition?," 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, "Fear of the future: Class of 2020 enters a world in crisis," 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, "Coronavirus shutdown: What can I do about student loans? College tuition?," 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, "Coronavirus shutdown: What can I do about student loans? College tuition?," 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, "How to survive a recession: From how much to save to student loan payments? Everything young people need to know," 21 Apr. 2020 UW-Madison also plans to pay students in the federal work-study program differently. Devi Shastri, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Coronavirus virtually shut down campuses, but bills keep coming for laid-off student workers," 6 Apr. 2020 The students are involved in a corporate work-study program. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, "Coronavirus in Ohio: What is the DePaul Cristo Rey basketball team? Trivia answer for 2020," 17 Mar. 2020 Martin was involved in a work-study program at Portland State University and was studying art there, and doing maintenance work. oregonlive, "Portland police release video that captures some of Lane Martin’s movements before police fatally shot him," 7 Feb. 2020

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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 8 Aug. 2020.

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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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