AmeriCorps Service Award

Amount: $1,800; 5 awarded
Due Date: February 3

Important Information: this is a tuition award. Tuition Awards listed are a waiver of a student’s tuition. A recipient of a tuition award cannot receive funding in excess of the cost of full-time undergraduate tuition. In addition, a recipient of a tuition award cannot use the funding for any of the study abroad consortium agreements.

Offered to new and currently enrolled students attending full time who have completed one year of full time service with the AmeriCorps program. Students may receive this award for up to two academic years, but must reapply each year.

Requirements

  • Letter of application addressing your commitment to community service and how AmeriCorps and the Education Award have impacted your desire to attend college.
  • One letter of recommendation, preferably from an AmeriCorps program supervisor, supporting your application.
  • Verification of completing one year of full-time service with AmeriCorps programs. Examples of evidence include:
    (a) a copy of your AmeriCorps Education Award voucher; or
    (b) a signed letter from a program supervisor.