Work Study Opportunities


Active in Community Engagement (ACE)

ACE is a program designed for students eligible for Federal Work Study (FWS) who are interested in working for an off-campus community organization. ACE provides opportunities for Wesleyan students to work on projects at the college and with local community agencies in return for financial assistance for their education. For more information about ACE, please contact LeeAnn Brown, Director of the Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development (CCE), at

Eligible students can earn up to $1,500 in return for their work. Students interested in ACE should contact Justin Haney in Financial Aid at to determine Federal Work Study Eligibility. See the ACE flyer here.

Getting Started

ACE students must go to Financial Aid (located in the Administration Building) to complete the FWS paperwork so they can be approved to work. All the forms you will need are in the Financial Aid office.


The documents you must complete are:

After visiting the Financial Aid Office, click here to print an application packet or pick up a packet from the CCE.

Sponsored sites include:

  • Buckhannon Academy Elementary School
  • Child Development Center
  • Stockert Youth Center
  • Union Elementary School
  • Upshur County Head Start
  • Upshur Literacy Volunteers
  • Upshur Parish House

For guidelines for Federal Work Study and ACE students please see the Wesleyan Student Employment Handbook: