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Proposals that do not meet the requirements below will not be considered for funding.
*Work Study provides a flat minimum wage subsidy. Employers are responsible for the 12% employer paid benefits cost (CPP, EI, etc) plus any discretionary top-up.
To be eligible for Work Study jobs, students must meet the following requirements. Eligibility must be confirmed by the Work Study Program Coordinator via the Work Study Authorization Form.
Eligible student types:
Two proposals, each for a maximum of 680 summer hours and 816 winter hours.
Proposals must clearly identify how they provide students with opportunities for the following:
Tips for writing a strong Work Study application.
Non-operational*, project based, or value added work.
*Positions that exist year after year and have become necessary to the ongoing operation of some programs or services are now considered to be operational needs of their home department and are no longer eligible for Work Study funding. A position/project will be considered operational once it has been running for 3 years.
UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated on the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation