VA Work Study work site
We are please to be approved as a VA work study work site. You can get paid to work with us part-time while you study.
Who is eligible to take part in the Veterans work-study program?
You may be eligible to take part in our work-study program if you meet all of the requirements listed below.
All of these must be true.
- Are enrolled at least three-quarter time in a college degree, vocational, or professional program, and
- Can finish the work-study contract while you still qualify for education benefits, and
- Are using an approved VA education benefits program to pay for your education or training
Approved VA education benefits programs include:
- Post-9/11 GI Bill for Veterans
- Post-9/11 GI Bill for family members using transferred benefits
- Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD)
- Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
- Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
- The Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship
- Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA)
(Note: Dependents who qualify under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 35 may use work study only while enrolled at a school in one of the 50 states.)
- National Call to Service
- Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
How do I get these benefits?
You’ll need to apply for the work-study program by filling out an Application for Work-Study Allowance (VA Form 22-8691). Be sure to put our work site name and number in #11 on the application. Our work site name is: Bell County VSO and work site ID Number is: 55514280
Download VA Form 22-8691 (PDF)
How much will I earn?
You’ll earn an hourly wage that’s the same as the federal minimum wage or your state minimum wage, whichever is greater.
When and how much can I work?
You can work during or between enrollment periods.
You can’t work more hours total than 25 times the number of weeks in your enrollment period.
For example: If you’re enrolled for a semester that lasts for 15 weeks, you can work up to 375 hours for that enrollment period.