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Available Work Study Programs

There are four types of work study funding available to students and one non work study student employment.

Student employment funds may not be awarded if credits attended are makeup summer credits for another secondary education institution. 

  • State Work Study (STWKS) 
    • Funding provided by NM state government
    • Minimums:
      • Valid and complete FAFSA
      • Minimum 6 financial aid eligible credits
      • Meet satisfactory academic progress
  • Federal Work Study (FWS)
    • Funding provided by Federal government
    • Minimums:
      • Valid and complete FAFSA
      • Minimum 6 financial aid eligible credits
      • Meet satisfactory academic progress
  • No Need Work Study (NNSWS)
    • Funding specifically for students who lack unmet need 
    • Funding provided by NM state government
    • Minimums:
      • Valid and complete FAFSA
      • Minimum 6 financial aid eligible credits
      • Meet satisfactory academic progress
  • CNM Employment (CNMEMP)
    • Funding provided by Central NM Community College
    • Used in extreme cases
    • Minimums:
      • Submitted FAFSA
      • Minimum 6 financial aid eligible credits
  • Non Work Study Student Employment
    • Funding provided by pre-approved Departments
    • Minimums:
      • Minimum 6 financial aid eligible credits