SMUworks: Faculty & Staff Application

For full program details, please refer to the SMUworks main page.

All questions should be directed to Financial Aid & Awards:

The information provided on this form will be used in deciding grant recipients.

Applicant Contact Information

* = Required Information

* A#: 
Contact Title (e.g.: Dr., Mrs.): 

* Name: 
* Department/Faculty: 

* Telephone: 
* SMU Email: 

I am applying for SMUworks funding as a: 


Funding Requested



The SMUworks Grant will cover $13.06 per hour for undergraduate positions, and $14.06 per hour for graduate positions. This includes 4% vacation pay.

You may choose to top-up the base pay rate using your own funding.

*Anticipated Number of hours per week:
(up to 15 hours maximum for the fall/winter program and up to 32.5 hours maximum for the summer program)

Hourly Rate Top-up:


Rate of Pay (with top-up, if applicable):

Department Head/Chair must authorize salary top-up / overages:

Name of Department Head/Chair:

Department Head/Chair SMU email address:


Position Information

Unique Job Title ("Research Assistant" will not be accepted):

Job Description/Duties:


Start Date:

End Date:


Additional Information

Describe what the students will learn from completing this position:

Comments or Questions you would like considered:



If I am selected to receive a SMUworks grant, I acknowledge the following: