Definition of work-study in English:

work-study

Syllabification: work-stud·y
Pronunciation: /ˈwərkstədē/

adjective

[attributive]
Of or relating to a college program that enables students to work part-time while attending school.
More example sentences
  • Faculty sponsors pay 30 percent of students' wages; the college work-study program pays 70 percent.
  • She hired seven students from local colleges and high schools that have work-study programs.
  • The America Reads program employs about 29,000 work-study students to tutor tens of thousands of elementary school kids, making measurable improvement in reading skills.