Students’ Work Study Program
In addition to ensuring a conducive learning environment and facilitating wholesome development for the students, the department is also mandated to coordinate the Students’ Work Study Program, thus offering financial assistance to needy students.
Preamble & Definition
The university recognizes the value of assisting bright but financially constrained students through assistantships. As a result, there shall be a Students’ Work Study Program organized and financed by KeMU.
The Students’ Work Study Program is designed to offer educational assistantship to bright but financially strapped students of KeMU, in an attempt to help them finance their education.
A Word of Counsel from the Dean of Students
Student assistantship is not a new phenomenon in universities, the world over. There are many learned people who can testify to this assertion, because they are beneficiaries of such programs. However, it is important that you:
Application and Criteria
Various departments shall identify work opportunities from time to time. Such opportunities shall be advertised by the Office of the Dean of Students with reference to specific campuses and centers for students to apply.
Who is Eligible to Apply for Assistantship
All registered students of KeMU who have a proven financial hardship may apply for work under this program in their respective campuses and centers, subject to eligibility criteria outlined below, and work availability.
A student shall personally apply for the assistantship in his/her area of choice using the appropriate application form designed for this program.
A successful applicant shall be a student:
Qualified applicants shall be assigned assistantship by the Human Resource (HR) department through the Dean of Students.
In all cases, gender equity and fairness shall be considered, except for cases where applicants for a particular assistantship are from one gender.
Terms and Conditions of Assistantship
A student shall be permitted to take up an assistantship if he/she:
When to do the Work
Depending on the nature of work available, and the specific departmental requirements, all work shall be done when its impact on the students core business is at its minimum. However, the following timelines could be used as a guide to determine the most appropriate time for the assistantship applied for: