Washington Work Study

Summer Program

Students who are Washington state residents and who receive work study funding are eligible to use this funding for summer internship experiences. Eligible students can use this funding as an incentive for companies and organizations to hire them over other applicants. In order to utilize this funding, students must secure internships prior to submitting applications. Companies and organizations must have funds available to pay the student salary in order to then be reimbursed according to the following funding schedule:

  • Not-for-profit: 70% reimbursement

  • Whitman College/Other college or university: 60% reimbursement

  • For-profit: 40% reimbursement

Applications are due to the Student Engagement Center by Wednesday, April 16th at 5pm.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until funding is exhausted.

Summer 2014 Washington State Work Study Application & Instructions

There is also limited funding for academic year internship experiences. Please make an appointment with the Student Engagement Center staff to discuss academic year funding options.


Questions?  Call us at 509-527-5183