Definition of work-study in English:
Of or relating to a college program that enables students to work part-time while attending school.
- 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.