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About student work-study 

Work-study opportunities are awarded to students from federal need-based funds (Federal Work-Study) and institutional non-need based funds (YHC Work-Study). Students start at $8 an hour and usually work between five to ten hours per week.


To view and apply for available positions, current students can sign into Handshake with a current YHC email address and password and search for “YHC Student Employment.”


If you have questions about student employment, contact the Office of Career & Professional Development.

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Additional types of aid

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Scholarships, which can be need- or merit-based, are awarded in recognition of special skills, talent, or academic ability.

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Grants, which do not need to be repaid, help cover part of the cost of your education. They are typically based on financial need.

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Loans, which must be paid back with interest, allow you to spread out the cost of education over time.