Work Study

Winter 2024

Work Study financially supports part-time and full-time Sheridan student employment positions for eligible domestic and international students. Students must apply for Work Study each term and will be considered for one position each term.

Funding for Winter 2024 International Work Study has now been exhausted. Additional applications will not be considered.

Eligibility Requirements

    Domestic Students:
    Be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person
    International Students:
    Be an international student
    All Students:
    Be registered in a Sheridan post-secondary program
    Demonstrate financial need

The Financial Aid & Awards Office offers two Work Study options:

Part-time employment: You must meet one of the following enrolment criteria:

    Be actively enrolled in a study term, or
    Be between regularly scheduled academic terms with enrolment in the terms prior and subsequent to the part-time employment term.

Full-time employment: Be completing a Co-op/Internship term with a Sheridan employer.

Application Information Sessions
Click the hyperlink below to register for an interactive information session which will walk you through the Work Study application process including the budget.


When will I know the outcome of my application?
It typically takes 1-2 weeks to process an application but may take longer depending on volume and other circumstances.

Can an application be re-submitted?
You may request one opportunity to review and update your application.
If your Work Study application is denied a second time or you were not able to successfully submit it by the deadline, you may request a formal Application Review. Email from your Sheridan student email account for additional information and the Review package within ten (10) business days of the application deadline.

How do I complete the budget portion of this application?
You will need to download, save, and complete each section of the budget template that is hyperlinked within the applicable application question. If a section does not apply to you, enter “0”.
There are maximums in place for some categories. If you can provide evidence that your expenses exceed the maximum, please contact Melissa Thompson, Student Awards and Work Study Coordinator at

Where do I get the details for the Employment Information section of this application?
Your employer will provide this information directly to you.

If you require the Work Study application in an alternative format and/or require assistance completing your application, please e-mail from your Sheridan student e-mail account. Please ensure you include your student ID number in the subject line

Financial Aid & Awards Office