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:

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.