The Student Work and Service Program (SWASP), funded by the Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, was designed to reduce the debt load of student parents, and to offer a valuable work opportunity where learned skills could be put to use and new ones strengthened.
What does SWASP offer participants?
- A valuable work experience, applicable to their program of study and career objectives
- A tuition credit
- An opportunity to network; and to strengthen and develop skills
- Personal and professional development through workshops offered on resume, cover letter writing; interview tips; job search/networking; and more!
Who is eligible
Fall semester: funding is available to student parents enrolled at Memorial University.
Winter semester: funding is available to student parents enrolled at Memorial. (Should additional funding become available, this program will be available to non-parent students)
Spring Semester: Funding is available to both student parents and non-student parents (ie. ALL Memorial students are eligible)
Option A: 260 hours (full-time hours, only part-time students can apply);
$1400 tuition voucher, $1200 cash stipend
Non-Student parents can apply for this option only.
100 hours (part-time hours, part-time and full-time students can apply);
$1200 tuition voucher OR $750 tuition voucher, $450 cash stipend.