Student Work and Service Program (SWASP)

SWASP applications are now being accepted for Fall 2019. Deadline to apply is Friday, September 13 at 5:00 p.m. 

Student Work and Service Program (SWASP) is funded by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and was designed to reduce the debt load of students. It offers a valuable work opportunity applicable to your program of study and career objectives as well as a tuition credit.

Students are responsible for finding a career-related work placement with an appropriate employer.  The employer is defined as a partner who agrees to engage a student in career related work and must be a full-time faculty or a full-time staff member of Memorial University.  

Who is eligible?

Funding is available to student parents enrolled at Memorial University. (If additional funding becomes available, the program may available to non-parent students).

Program options:

100 hours:

  • Available to all student parents.
  • $1,200 voucher or $750 voucher and $450 stipend.

260 hours:

  • Available to part-time student parents or those not currently registered. 
  • $1,400 voucher and $1,200 stipend.
How to apply?

Fill out this application form and submit to the SWASP Coordinator, UC4002H.


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