Community-Based Work Study Programs

An America Reads tutor teaches a child to read

America Reads Tutors Program

If you receive work-study as part of your federal financial aid, you are eligible to be an America Reads Tutor at a local MPS School! Being a tutor looks great on your resume, helps you build connections in the community, and allows you to make a difference in the lives of local kids. In this program, you earn $9.25 per hour working at a local school helping kids with basic reading, writing, and arithmetic.

Bonner Leaders students at the Student Leadership Retreat

Bonner Leaders Scholarship Program

The Bonner Leaders Program awards 25 first- or second-year students a $1,100 scholarship after they complete 260 hours of paid or unpaid community service and complete a 3-credit leadership development course. For more information, email rachels9@uwm.edu.