State Work-Study Employment: Apply

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If you're applying for a State Work-Study Program job, don't miss the deadline! And make sure you fill out the application correctly. To do so, you'll need to provide the code numbers for your school, your county, and your program of study.

What Are the Deadlines?

Period of Employment Application Deadline
Summer June 30
Academic year or fall term only November 1
Spring term only March 1

How Do I Apply?

  1. Download and print the 2018-19 Pennsylvania State Work-Study Application. (PDF)
  2. Fill out Section 1 in its entirety. Refer to the code listings below to find the code number for your situation:

  3. Ask your employer to complete Section 2 in its entirety. Employers with access can sign in to PHEAA's Remote Services and do this online. Employers without access to PHEAA's remote services will need to complete the form and return it to PHEAA through the U.S. Mail, by fax to (717) 720-3786, or scanned and sent via email to
  4. Mail or fax the completed application by the appropriate deadline to:

    State Grant and Special Programs
    P.O. Box 8157
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-8175

    Fax: (717) 720-3786

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Contact Us

  • by phone

  • by telecommunications device

    TTY: Dial 711
    (for hearing impaired)
  • by email

By U.S. Mail

State Grant and Special Programs
P.O. Box 8157
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8157

Hours of Operations

Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)

NOTE: Effective March 1, 2018, information about a State Grant or Special Programs applicant/recipient will only be released to the student and authorized third parties. PHEAA will also no longer honor any prior third party authorization forms. We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage the applicant/recipient to contact us directly to learn more about his/her account status.

Work-Study Employment FAQ