work-study program

noun
\ ˈwərk-ˈstə-dē- How to pronounce work-study program (audio) \

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 student can earn $3,000 of that through a work-study program or campus job. Lee Lawrence, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 Aug. 2022 The state’s work-study program was previously limited to college students. Carole Carlson, chicagotribune.com, 17 Mar. 2022 Campuses can help facilitate this possibility by providing course credit or exploring fellowship or work-study program funding for these positions. Eddy Zerbe, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 Notre Dame's work-study program, which offers tuition reimbursement for custodial work, was first established in 1965. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, 16 July 2021 There are about 100 girls in the work-study program now, the sisters said. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, 16 July 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of work-study program

1946, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2022

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“Work-study program.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work-study%20program. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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