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SCHOOLS THAT OFFER A GENERAL MATCH TO SEGAL AMERICORPS ED AWARD

A variety of institutions and universities offer a partial match to the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. Additionally, schools that offer scholarships to Americorps Alums are also included in the General Match category. These schools recognize the value that AmeriCorps alumni bring to their institutions, and their financial assistance helps alumni to make their dollars stretch farther. The following institutions offer a general match to the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.

 

Last updated 07/11/2013

Alaska
Alaska Pacific University

Arkansas
University of Arkansas- Clinton School

Arizona
Arizona State University
Prescott College

California
California Institute for Integral Studies
Mills College
Notre Dame de Namur University
Union Institute & University
University of the Pacific

Colorado
Colorado State University-Global

Florida
Union Institue & University

Georgia
Lagrange College
Emory University

Iowa
Central College
Saint Amrose University
Simpson College
Wartburg College

Kansas
Bethel College
University of St. Mary

Kentucky
Union College

Maryland
College of Notre Dame of Maryland

Massachusetts
Hampshire College
Hult University
Northeastern University
Springfield College
Tufts University

Michigan
Olivet College
Univesity of Michigan

Minnesota
Augsburg College
Hamline University

Missouri
Lindenwood University
University of Missouri- Columbia
Washington University in St. Louis

New Jersey
Princeton University
University of Medical & Dental of New Jersey

New York
Bard College
Fordham University
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Marymount Manhattan College
New York University
Syracuse University
St. Bonaventure University
The Cooper Union for the Advncmnt. of Science & Art

North Carolina
Bennett College for Women

Oregon
Concordia University (IPSL)
Willamette University

Ohio
Case Western Reserve University
Defiance College
Union Institute & University

Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Carnegie Mellon University
Eastern University

Rhode Island
Bryant University
Community College of Rhode Island
Johnson & Wales University
New England Institure of Technology
Providence College
Roger Williams University
Salve Regina University

Tennessee
Fisk University

Utah

College of Eastern Utah

Vermont
Sterling College
SIT Graduate Institute
Union Institute & University

Washington
Antioch University Seattle
Evergreen State College

Washington D.C.
The George Washington University

West Virginia
University of Charleston

 

ALASKA PACIFIC  UNIVERSITY

4101 University Drive
Anchorage, AL 99508
Type: Private
http://www.alaskapacific.edu/
                      
          

Alaska  Pacific  University is offering an AmeriCorps Matching Grant to qualified AmeriCorps students in recognition of academic potential, involvement in community activities, and leadership. This award matches, on a semester basis, the AmeriCorps funds the student requests from AmeriCorps. Student must be admitted to Alaska Pacific University through the regular admissions process and be attending full-time.


Contact Information

Admissions  Office
Alaska  Pacific  University
Phone: 907-564-8248
Fax: 907-564-8317
               


Program Information

AmeriCorps Matching Grant (Undergraduate)

 

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ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY SEATTLE
2326 6th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98121
www.antiochseattle.edu
Type: Private

Antioch University Seattle is offering a $2,000 National Service Scholarship to qualified AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni in recognition of academic potential, involvement in community and leadership.

Students must be admitted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program and be attending full-time. Scholarships are renewable with satisfactory academic achievement. As all of our programs are two years in length for full-time students, the total award is $4,000.

Contact Information
Admissions Office
Antioch University Seattle
Phone: 888-268-4477
Fax: 206-268-4242
TTY: 206-268-4242
admissions@antiochseattle.edu

Program Information
Undergraduate programs: B.A. in Liberal Studies or B.A. with Teacher Preparation (K-8) offered through evening and weekend classes.

Master's degree programs: Art Therapy, Education (K-8 teacher certification option), Environment & Community, Management, Organizational Psychology, Psychology, Strategic Communication, and Whole Systems Design

Doctoral program: Doctor of Clinical Psychology
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ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
College of Public Programs
Mail Code 3520
411 N. Central Ave., Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ 85004-0685
http://spiritofservicescholars.asu.edu/
Type: Public

If you are an AmeriCorps alum, you can turn your year into a great career. The Spirit of Service Scholars Program Scholarship awards $5,000 to qualified AmeriCorps members currently serving or who have served for at least one year.

The Spirit of Service Scholars Program complements a student's journey toward a career in public service. Scholars engage in high-level experiential learning seminars once a month while developing leadership skills essential for their future careers. Our unique two-way mentoring program offers Scholars the opportunity to both serve as a mentor and to learn as a mentee. Mentees will be from local high schools and mentors will be local luminaries with experience in public service. We value passion, persistence, and potential. We are looking for Scholars from diverse backgrounds, each coming to our program at different stages of their personal journeys.
      

Contact Information:
Corey Schubert
602.496.0406
soss.info@asu.edu

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AUGSBURG COLLEGE

2211 Riverside Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55454

http://www.augsburg.edu/

Type: Private

There are two different options for the AmeriCorps Scholarship program at Augsburg College:

The first option is for students enrolling full time in the undergraduate day college. The Augsburg AmeriCorps Scholarship awards $5,000 to qualified AmeriCorps members currently serving or who have served for at least one year. Must be certified as eligible by director of AmeriCorps site, be accepted for admission, and be a full-time day student.


The second option is for students enrolling in either the Weekend College or one of the Graduate programs. AmeriCorps volunteers who have served at least half-time for one year and who are qualified for admission to Augsburg College may receive a 25% tuition credit for one course each term for the duration of study.

Contact Information

Carrie Carroll
Director of Undergraduate Admission
Phone: 612-330-1792

Fax: 612-330-1784
carrollc@augsburg.edu


Program Information

Undergraduate options full time and on the weekends.

Graduate Programs in Education, Leadership, Nursing, Business Administration, Physician Assistant Studies, and Social Work.

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BARD CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Bard College
30 Campus Road

PO Box5000

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

www.bard.edu/cep

Type: Private

Offers an educational incentive of up to $6,000 to qualified AmeriCorps alumni accepted as Masters candidates.


Contact Information

Jennifer Murray, Assistant Director
Graduate Admissions and Student Affairs
Phone: 845-758-7071
Fax: 845-758-7636

jmurray@bard.edu

Program Information

Degree Options:

MS in Environmental Policy

MS and JD with Pace law School

MS and MAT at Bard College

Master’s International with the Peace Corps

 

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BENNETT COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
900 East Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
www.bennett.edu
Type: Private

Continuing our commitment to public service and in recognition of our student’s dedication to service learning, Bennett College for Women is offering an AmeriCorps Matching Grant to qualified AmeriCorps students who qualify for the education award of $4,725. Upon acceptance, they will receive a matching scholarship, up to a maximum of $1,000 per academic year.

Candidates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher will automatically be eligible for additional scholarships offered through the College. Students must be admitted to Bennett College for Women and attending on a full-time basis. Awards will be matched upon receipt of the AmeriCorps voucher.

Contact Information
Monty Hickman
Director of Financial Aid
Phone: 336-517-2205
mhickman@bennett.edu

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BETHEL COLLEGE

300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS  67117-0531

Type: Private

http://www.bethelks.edu/

Bethel  College will match funds earned in the AmeriCorps education award at the ration of 1:4. For example, if a student earns the full $4,725 from AmeriCorps, Bethel will contribute a Bethel grant in the amount of $1,181, with the following caveats: 1. The student must be enrolled at Bethel at least half-time in order to receive an award. 2. The funds will be prorated if the student is not full-time. 3. The student must have completed one full term of service with AmeriCorps to qualify for the Bethel grant. 4. The Bethel grant will be limited to two years. 5. The AmeriCorps education award augmentation grant, when combined with other grants/scholarship dollars, can never exceed full tuition.


Contact Information

Tony Graber
Director of Financial Aid
Phone: 316-284-5232

tgraber@bethelks.edu


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BRYANT UNIVERSITY

1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917

Type: Private

http://www.bryant.edu/

Bryant 
University provides a matching tuition waiver in the amount of as much as $4,725 for up to two AmeriCorps students per year. The waiver is available to full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students. Candidates need not be Rhode Island residents or U.S. citizens. Service in Rhode Island is not required. The deadline for application is February 15 for fall term entry.


Contact Information

John B. Canning

Director of Financial Aid

Phone: 800-248-4036

finaid@bryant.edu


Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)


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CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF INTEGRAL STUDIES

1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

http://www.ciis.edu/

Type: Private


California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS) will match the AmeriCorps education award for the full amount received for one full term of service. The award will be granted after completion of 15 units of study in one of the programs (MA/PhD) in the School of Consciousness and Transformation.


Contact Information

Allyson Werner
Senior Admissions Counselor
Phone: 415-575-6155
Fax: 415-575-1268

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY

The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7167

800-435-6669

www.case.edu/mandelcenter

Type: Private

 

The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations offers one of the nation’s most pre-eminent programs in nonprofit management. Since 1984, the Center has set the standard for graduate education for leaders and managers of nonprofit organizations. The Center’s relationship with its four partner schools at Case - the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Law, the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, and the Weatherhead School of Management - provides a multidisciplinary approach to education. The Center’s programs have been consistently ranked in the top ten programs of this type by U.S. News & World Report.

 

The Mandel Center offers a Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) degree, a Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM), and a number of dual degree and dual certificate options. Classes are offered in the evening and on weekends. Students have the opportunity within and outside of the classroom to work on projects with Cleveland’s rich nonprofit community.

 

The Mandel Center would like to recognize those who have served the community through the AmeriCorps program in the following ways:

 

1. The Center will waive the $25 application fee for AmeriCorps alumni who apply for the MNO program on a full-time basis.

 
AND

 

2. For an AmeriCorps alumnus admitted to the full-time MNO in the fall, spring or summer semester, the Mandel Center will provide matching funds in an amount up to twice the AmeriCorps educational award funds requested by the admitted student for the particular semester. This amount, however, cannot exceed thirty-five percent (35%) of the applicable tuition rate in any given semester.


For more details please see the following website:

http://www.case.edu/mandelcenter/grad/finance/


Contact Information

Rebecca Zirm

Director of Recruitment

Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations

Case Western Reserve University

Phone: 216-368-6025

Fax: 216-368-6624

CENTRAL COLLEGE

812 University Street

Pella, IA 50219

1-641-628-9000

 

www.central.edu

Type: Private

 

Central C ollege will waive the admission application fee for AmeriCorps or VISTA education award recipients when applicants make an official campus visit through the admission office. Central  College will offer a Community Service Award to match 100% of the education award over a four year period (25% per year) of full-time attendance as a degree-seeking student for students who demonstrate financial need that is not covered by other gift assistance. Central College will offer a Community Service Award to match 50% of the education award over a four year period (12.5% per year) of full-time study for students who do not demonstrate financial need or for whom the financial need has been met with other gift assistance. In no case will the total gift assistance provided by Central College exceed full tuition. The Community Service Award will be in addition to the scholarship level for which the student qualifies.  Additionally recipients may qualify for up to 2 semester hours of class credit for one year of completed AmeriCorps service.  Class credit will be based on specific criteria approved by the Curriculum Committee.

 

Contact Information

Jean Vander Wert

Financial Aid Director

Central College

812 University Street

Box 5800

Pella, IA  50219

641-628-5336

641-628-7199 FAX


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COLLEGE OF EASTERN UTAH
Price, UT

College of Eastern
Utah is a two-year state community college located in the city of Price, two hours south of Salt Lake City. Eastern Utah is offering an AmeriCorps Recognition Resident Tuition Waiver Scholarship to qualified AmeriCorps students in recognition of academic potential, involvement in community activities, service and leadership. This award will be in the amount resident tuition for the year the student attends and utilizes their AmeriCorps funds at Eastern Utah. College of Eastern Utah is an open admissions institution. Students must be admitted, pay the admission fee, and submit a regular scholarship application in order to be awarded. To maintain the tuition waiver, students must attempt and complete 15 credit hours per semester and maintain a 2.50 semester GPA. Tuition waivers can only be used during fall and spring semesters.

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COLLEGE OF NOTRE DAME OF MARYLAND, WEEKEND COLLEGE

  

4701 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 2121
             

http://www.ndm.edu/

Type: Private

College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Weekend College will grant a 30% discount on the first five classes each student takes at the College. Receive a voucher for free registration for their first semester at the College.

 

Contact Information

Kerry R. Prior
Recruiter/Advisor
P
hone: 410-532-5508

krichprior@ndm.edu
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COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY-GLOBAL

8000 E. Maplewood Avenue; Bldg. 5, Ste. 250
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
http://www.csuglobal.edu/

Institution Type: Public

 

Degree Programs Offered:

Online Bachelor Degrees: B.S. in Applied Social Sciences; B.S. in Business Management; B.S. in Information Technology; B.S. in Organizational Leadership; B.S. in Public Management 
Online Master Degrees: M.S. in Management; M.S. in Organizational Leadership; M.S. in Teaching & Learning;

 

Colorado State University-Global Campus is a 100% online public university that provides innovative higher learning opportunities for nontraditional students and working adults. Specializing in bachelor's degree completion, master’s degree programs, and certificates of completion in a wide range of career relevant fields, CSU-Global is committed to providing students with a high quality and innovative learning environment that fits into their busy lives. CSU-Global Campus is committed to advancing student success in a global society, investing in human capital, expanding the state economy, and enhancing the quality of life for citizens in the state of Colorado and beyond by providing access to dynamic degree programs characterized by academic excellence, innovative delivery technologies, and strong stakeholder engagement.

 

CSU-Global offers all AmeriCorps alumni a 10% discount off its standard tuition rate. Simply complete the online application from www.CSUGlobal.edu/apply or call 800-920-6723 and identify yourself as an AmeriCorps alum to receive this special affiliate benefit. With CSU-Global’s Tuition Guarantee this discounted rate will be locked in from your first class until graduation as long as you remain enrolled.

 

CSU-Global’s business and leadership degree programs are the perfect complement for the skills and tools AmeriCorps alumni already possess. With the volunteer experience and leadership AmeriCorps provides and the applied learning approach of CSU-Global’s 100% online degree, working adults gain the focused and practical knowledge to advance their careers and achieve their professional goals.

Contact:

Kevin Schembri

Phone: 720-838-5035

Fax: 303-741-2084

Email: Kevin.Schembri@CSUGlobal.edu


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COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

400 East Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886-1807

Type: Public


CCRI offers $2000.00 to be distributed to AmeriCorps members who have completed their service and are not eligible for financial aid.


Contact Information

Rebecca Yount
Student Affairs
Phone: 401-333-7159

byount@ccri.cc.ri.us


Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)


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CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-PORTLAND: IPSL
1515 SW 5th Suite 606
Portland, OR 97201
Website:
www.ipsl.org
Type: Private

Reflecting today's demand for graduates to understand a variety of perspectives and leaders to navigate complex partnerships, this graduate program is interdisciplinary in nature and requires both significant service-learning and international academic work.

The program is interdisciplinary in nature and offers core courses in public administration (non-profit financial management, ethical leadership, grant writing, policymaking, international education, environmental policy, international economies) and liberal arts (social research methods, social justice, intercultural communication, history & culture, psychology, gender and sexuality).

The degree educates and engages leaders for professional careers with global non-profits, educational institutions, and community development organizations. The IPSL/Concordia program involves two semesters of work at Concordia and two semesters abroad.

Concordia will accept Americorps Education awards and IPSL will provide a match of up to 10% of a student’s award. Additionally, should IPSL cohorts reach 15 or more enrolled students per semester, the organization may offer an "Outstanding Americorps Alumni” scholarship of an amount to be determined.

The IPSL/Concordia program has historically been very appealing to Americorps and PeaceCorps volunteers/returnees. We have had a significant number of Americorps alumni applicants to the MA program, as well as many interested inquiries from Americorps alumni. A core program component of the graduate degree is domestic and international service-learning. The IPSL undergraduate study abroad programs also focus on service and our academic partner, Concordia-University is a leader in civic engagement and service.

Contact Information:
Arianne Newton
Phone: 503-395-4775
Fax: 503-954-1881
E-mail:
anewton@ipsl.org

Program Information:
Degree Programs Offered: Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs Offered
Graduate: Masters in International Development and Service

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DEFIANCE COLLEGE

701 North Clinton Street

http://www.defiance.edu/

Type: Public

Defiance 
College augments the AmeriCorps Award in two ways: 1) with a matching gift of $4,000 over 4 years ($1,000/year) and 2) with the Bonner Leader Award. For the Bonner Leader Award, up to 10 incoming students are awarded an $8,500 renewable scholarship. Applicants must apply for admission to Defiance College and complete the Bonner Leader application form and process.


Contact Information

Amy Francis
Director of Financial Aid
Phone: 419-783-2376
afrancis@defiance.edu

Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)


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EASTERN UNIVERSITY
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA 19087
www.eastern.edu/sld 

The School of Leadership and Development is entrepreneurial in the creation and delivery of educational programs that impact communities and organizations by building capacity in leadership in nonprofit and for profit entities locally and globally, based on Christ-centered principles of integrity, excellence and justice. At Eastern University, the student becomes a part of the "family” and is provided support in and out of the classroom that extends to career services and access to an extensive alumni network that is serving throughout the world.

The School of Leadership and Development is offering a $1,000 matching grant for all AmeriCorps Alumni.

Contact Information

Michael Sheridan
Phone: 484-581-1275
msherida@eastern.edu
Program Information: Graduate
Degree Programs Offerred: MS in Nonprofit Management; MA in Organizational Leadership; MA in International Development; MBA in Economic Development

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EMORY UNIVESITY- ROLLINGS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
RSPH Office of Student Services, GCR-168 -
1518 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
http://www.sph.emory.edu

The Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University greatly values the unique perspective AmeriCorps alumni contribute to public health through their past experiences working with local communities. In recognition of this service and ongoing commitment to community, RSPH will provide a one-time educational award match in the amount of $5,000 per student for all graduates of AmeriCorps who are admitted to the Master of Public Health or Master of Science in Public Health degree program. This award is applied over 3 or 4 semesters of full-time enrollment (depending upon your program plan). Program participation will be evaluated on an annual basis.

To be eligible, students must indicate they are AmeriCorps Service Members on the SOPHAS application and be admitted to the MPH or MSPH degree program. Awardees must complete a minimum of 1 year of service (1700 full time hours) with AmeriCorps or an AmeriCorps affiliated agency before they begin their degree program at RSPH. If you also qualify for the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or AmeriCorps/VISTA educational award, you may use this award at any point during your enrollment and may choose to apply it to one semester or multiple semesters. Please see the AmeriCorps stipulations for use of the AmeriCorps Educational Awards here: http://www.americorps.gov/for_individuals/alumni/education_award.asp.

Students who are provided with the match award are encouraged to participate in the AmeriCorps Service Leaders student group. As part of this group, AmeriCorps Service Leaders represent a part of the important culture of service at RSPH and Emory. Leadership in this group includes participation, organization and promotion of service activities on campus and in the local Atlanta community. This unique program allows service members to apply the skills learned through AmeriCorps and provide an opportunity for the continuation of service to the community through the public health program.

Contact Information
Kara Robinson
Assistant Dean
Phone: 404.727.3956
admit@sph.emory.edu

Program Information
Graduate

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EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE
2700 Evergreen Pkwy
Olympia, WA 98505
http://admissions.evergreen.edu/graduate

Evergreen State College offers up to five $1,800 awards 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. The application deadline is February 1st. The application consists of:

  • A 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 the completion of one year of full-time service with AmeriCorps Programs.
  • Examples of evidence include a copy of your AmeriCorps Education Award voucher or a signed letter from a program supervisor.

Contact Information

Master in Teaching

Maggie Foran, Associate Director
Phone: (360) 867-6559

Master of Public Administration

(Public & Nonprofit Administration Concentration and Public Policy Concentration)
Randee Gibbons, Associate Director
Phone: (360) 867-6554

Master of Public Administration

(Tribal Governance Concentration)
Erin Genia, Assistant Director
Phone: (360) 867-6202

Master of Environmental Studies

Gail Wootan, Assistant Director
Phone: (360) 867-6225

Program Information
Graduate

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FISK UNIVERSITY
1000 17th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37208
www.fisk.edu
Type: Private

As part of our institution’s ongoing efforts supporting global and community engagement, Fisk University is offering an AmeriCorps Matching Grant to students who qualify for the AmeriCorps education award of $4,725. Upon acceptance to Fisk, students will receive a matching scholarship up to a maximum of $1,500 per academic year.

Academically competitive candidates will automatically be eligible for additional scholarships offered through the University. Students must be enrolled on a full-time basis. Awards will be matched upon receipt of the AmeriCorps voucher.

Contact Information
Damien Jackson
Dean of Financial Aid
Phone: 615-329-8735
djackson@fisk.edu

Program Information
Open

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FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
113 W. 60th Street, Room 1115
New York, New York 10023
www.fordham.edu
Type: Private

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, is committed to the discovery of Wisdom and the transmission of Learning, through research and through undergraduate, graduate, and professional education of the highest quality. Guided by our Catholic and Jesuit traditions, Fordham fosters the intellectual, moral and religious development of students and prepares them for leadership in a global society.

 

Fordham welcomes students, faculty and staff of all religious traditions and of no religious tradition as valued members of this community of study and dialogue. We are committed to research and education that assist in the alleviation of poverty, the promotion of justice, the protection of human rights and respect for the environment.

 

The Fordham University Graduate School of Education offers Teach for America and other AmeriCorps alumni a 25% tuition scholarship (approximately $6,000 - $7,000 benefit) for those who enroll in a master’s or professional diploma program.

 

Contact Information
Mr. Matt Bromme
Vice Chair, Division of Education Leadership, Administration and Policy
Fordham  University  Graduate  School of Education
212-636-6438

Program Information
Graduate

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GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY- TRACHTENBERG SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
805 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
http://www.tspppa.gwu.edu/
Type: Private

The School of Public Policy and Public Administration (SPPPA) in GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) is a focal point for public affairs education, research, and public service at The George Washington University. Building on a rich tradition of education for public service and on its location in the nation's capital, just a few blocks west of the White House, The George Washington University offers a superior education for students wishing to pursue public affairs oriented academic programs.

The school offers the Master of Public Administration (MPA), the Master of Public Policy (MPP), and the Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration. The words that best characterize the school’s approach are flexibility, imagination, opportunity, and friendliness. The MPA and MPP programs offer concentrations including education policy, health policy, public budgeting and finance, nonprofit management, science and technology policy, and urban and social policy.

The school offers numerous interdisciplinary opportunities within the University and through the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. The school prides itself on well-balanced programs that provide students with strong policy analysis and research skills as well as administrative and general public management abilities.

The SPPPA welcomes applications from highly qualified individuals committed to public service for both part time and full time study.

Contact Information
Bethany Pope
Program Coordinator
bpope@gwu.edu
http://www.tspppa.gwu.edu/ 
Phone: 202-994-6295
Fax: 202-994-6792

Program Information
Graduate

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HAMLINE UNIVERSITY
1536 Hewitt Avenue; MS-A1740
St. Paul, MN 55104

In an effort to recognize the service of individuals serving in the AmeriCorps program, Hamline University will offer degree-seeking students in the Master of Nonprofit Management and Master of Public Administration programs a 25% tuition reduction for one (4 credit) nonprofit or public administration graduate course each term. Students must provide proof of service as a member of the AmeriCorps program and complete this request form prior to the last day of the of term. Eligibility is contingent on admission to the university. Tuition reductions may be adjusted if the student withdraws from the course after the start of the semester.

For full details, click here

Contact Information
See click here (above)

Program Information
Graduate (Master of Nonprofit Management or Master of Public Administration)

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HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE

893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

http://www.hampshire.edu/

Type: Private


Hampshire
Collegematches dollar for dollar for tuition cost over four years. For instance, if the full amount of the education award is used ($4,725) then Hampshire matches $1,180 per year.


Contact Information

Kathleen M. Methot
Director of Financial Aid
Phone: 413-559-5484
Fax: 413-559-5585

kmmFA@helios.hampshire.edu


Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)


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HOBART AND WILLIAM  SMITH  COLLEGES

300 Pulteney Street

Geneva, NY 14456

http://www.hws.edu/

Type: Private


Hobart 
and William  Smith  Colleges place significant value on fostering social responsibility and public service. In fact, Hobart and William Smith Colleges was the only liberal arts institution in New York (and one of 81 institutions in 33 states) selected by The Princeton Review and Campus Compact as a "Colleges with a Conscience” – a guidebook that rates institutions on outstanding community involvement.


Hobart and William Smith Colleges offers a variety of service opportunities for students including a Habitat for Humanity chapter; Alternative Spring Break; the America Reads and Jumpstart programs in local elementary schools; Geneva Heroes – in which HWS students perform leadership training with eighth graders in Geneva; a Students Organized for Service (SOS) group; participation in "Celebrate Service, Celebrate Geneva – an annual day of service to the greater Geneva community; and more.

Continuing our commitment to public service, and in recognition of our student’s dedication to service learning, Hobart and William Smith Colleges is offering an AmeriCorps Matching Grant to qualified AmeriCorps students. This award matches, on a semester basis, the AmeriCorps funds the student requests for education costs through their AmeriCorps voucher, up to a maximum of $1,000 per academic year. Students must be admitted to Hobart and William  Smith  Colleges and attending on a full-time basis. Awards will be matched upon receipt of the AmeriCorps voucher.


Contact Information

Office of Financial Aid Services and Student Employment

Hobart and William  Smith  Colleges

Phone: 315-781-3315

Fax: 315-781-3655

finaid@hws.edu


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HULT INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL
Hult International Business School
1 Education Street
Cambridge, MA, 02141

Hult International Business School offers one-year, accelerated Master degree programs to an international study body at its five global campus locations: Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai and Shanghai. Hult students are leaders in their communities and apply their business skills to positively impact change. Hult’s dedication to service is exemplified through the Hult Global Case Challenge (HGCC – http://www.hultglobalcasechallenge.com/). The HGCC is currently the world’s largest crowd-sourcing competition that brings together students from the world’s best business schools to generate new ideas to combat global poverty.

Hult is offering an educational award of up to $8,000 each for three qualified AmeriCorps alumni for the fall, 2012 start date. Candidates should begin their application at www.hult.edu/apply-now and contact Jennifer.ruddy@hult.edu for more details.

Contact Information
Jennifer Ruddy
617-619-1643
270-897-5224
Jennifer.ruddy@hult.edu
www.hult.edu

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JOHNSON AND  WALES  UNIVERSITY

8 Abbott Park Place

Providence, RI 02903

http://www.johnsonandwales.edu/ or http://www.jwu.edu/

Type: Private

Johnson and Wales University provides a matching tuition waiver for AmeriCorps alumni. Only alumni who complete a Providence-based AmeriCorps program are eligible for this benefit.


Contact Information

Monica Marcotrigiano

Scholarship Coordinator

Phone: 401-598-1032

Fax: 401-598-2422

monica.marcotrigiano@jwu.edu


Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)


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LAGRANGE COLLEGE
601 Broad Street
Lagrange, GA 30240
www.lagrange.edu
Type: Private

LaGrange College will match the educational award for students who attend LaGrange college in beautiful LaGrange Georgia. They will match:$1000 a year up to 5 years for the Full time member award. $500 a year for part time member awards.

Contact Information
800.593.2885
admission@lagrange.edu

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LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY

209 S. Kingshighway

St. Charles, MO 63301
www.lindenwood.edu

Type: Private


Lindenwood 
University is the fastest growing institution of higher learning in Missouri. A four-year, co-educational, liberal arts university with its main campus in St. Charles, Missouri, Lindenwood offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees and promotes the importance of a value-oriented culture and education for all of its students. Lindenwood houses more than 3,400 residential students and educates nearly 14,000 total students each academic year. Our Human Service Agency Management degree program prepares future nonprofit professionals to work with America’s youth and families in agencies such as the YMCA, the Girl Scouts of the USA and more.

Lindenwood  University is pleased to offer the Segal AmeriCorps education award matching scholarship, up to $4725, for all AmeriCorps members and alumni who have meet University admissions requirements and remain continuously enrolled as a full time semester, undergraduate residential student in good academic and social standing. Any additional outside scholarships or institutional aid must be approved by the Executive Director of Admissions.


Contact Information

Ms. Jackie Smith

Admissions/Financial Aid Counselor

Lindenwood University

636-949-4946
jasmith@lindenwood.edu

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MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE

221 E. 71st Street

New York, NY 10021

800-MARYMOUNT

www.mmm.edu

Type: Private


Marymount 
Manhattan  College
is an urban, independent, liberal arts college. The mission of the college is to educate a socially and economically diverse population by fostering intellectual achievement and personal growth and by providing opportunities for career development. Inherent in this mission is the intent to develop an awareness of social, political, cultural and ethical issues, in the belief that this awareness will lead to concern for, participation in, and improvement of society. To accomplish this mission, the College offers a strong program in the arts and sciences for students of all ages, as well as substantial pre-professional preparation. Central to these efforts is the particular attention given to the individual student. Marymount Manhattan College seeks to be a resource and learning center for the metropolitan community.

MMC would like to recognize those who have served the community through the AmeriCorps program in the following ways:

 

The College will waive the $60 application fee for AmeriCorps alumni who apply as full-time, degree seeking students.

 

For an AmeriCorps alumnus admitted as a full-time, degree seeking student for the fall or spring semester MMC will provide matching funds of an amount up to $2000 per year, maximum 4 years, of AmeriCorps educational award funds requested by the admitted.

 

For an AmeriCorps alumnus admitted as a full-time, degree seeking student for the fall or spring semester MMC will provide a merit scholarship of $6000 per year for any entering freshman with a 3.0 or greater GPA and a 1150 SAT (25 ACT). Transfer students with a 3.5 GPA will receive $4000 per year.

 

Contact Information

Jim Rogers

Dean of Admissions

Marymount  Manhattan  College

Phone: 212-517-0435

Fax: 212-517-0448

jrogers@mmm.edu

admissions@mmm.edu

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MILLS COLLEGE

5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613

http://www.mills.edu/

Type: Private


Mills College, a premiere woman’s college, places special value on social responsibility and public service. As part of our commitment to honor and reward those who have made a contribution to national and community service through participation in AmeriCorps, Mills College is offering an AmeriCorps Matching Grant to qualified AmeriCorps students. This award matches, on a semester basis, AmeriCorps funds the student requests for undergraduate educational costs through their AmeriCorps voucher, on a dollar-for-dollar basis up to $4,725. Students must be admitted to Mills, attending on a full-time basis and submit a copy of their voucher prior to being awarded financial aid by Mills College.

 

Contact Information

Mr. David Jin

Financial Aid Office
Mills College
Phone: 510-430-3264

 

Program Information

AmeriCorps Matching Grant (Undergraduate)


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NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

2500 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886

www.neit.edu

Type: Private

New England Institute of Technology matches the AmeriCorps Education Award. The matching is separated into two payments.

Contact Information

Larry Blair
Phone: 1-800-736-7744

Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)

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NEW YORK UNIVERSITY: Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

The Puck  Building

295 Lafayette Street

New York, NY 10012
www.nyu.edu/wagner/

Type: Private

 

NYU Wagner prepares serious, talented professionals for positions of ever increasing responsibility and challenge. Its central mission is to educate future leaders of public, nonprofit, urban planning and health institutions. Wagner recognizes that public service careers span sectors, demand role flexibility, and reflect context. Wagner’s degree programs offer a broad-based and interdisciplinary education where theory meets practice to prepare students to provide leadership on the critical issues of our time while taking advantage of its location in the most global city in the world.


NYU Wagner offers advanced programs leading to the professional degrees of Master of Public Administration (
www.wagner.nyu.edu/academics), Master of Urban Planning (www.wagner.nyu.edu/urbanplanning), Master of Science in Management (www.wagner.nyu.edu/ms) for mid career professionals, and Doctor of Philosophy (http://wagner.nyu.edu/doctoral/).

NYU Wagner is proud to provide the following funding assistance and benefits to AmeriCorps programs alumni


AmeriCorps VISTA and other AmeriCorps funded Programs

-Renewable funding to match the AmeriCorps education award grant of up to $4,725 for two years for meritorious alumni

-Application fee waiver

Teach For America

-Up to five 50% scholarships for TFA alumni

-Renewable funding to match the AmeriCorps education award grant of up to $4,725 for all other alumni

-Application fee waiver


Public Allies

-Renewable funding to match the AmeriCorps education award grant of up to $4,725 for two years for meritorious Allies

-Application fee waiver


Contact Information

Mary Porter

Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment

NYU Wagner

The Puck Building

295 Lafayette Street

New York, NY 10012

(212) 998-7406

mary.porter@nyu.edu

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NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

360 Huntington Avenue, 304 CP
Boston, MA 02115

www.neu.edu
Type: Private


Northeastern University's School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs is offering up to five scholarships for AmeriCorps alumni who enroll full-time in our Master of Urban and Regional Policy program. http://www.northeastern.edu/murp. The program is ideally-suited for those who would like to integrate their direct service experience with training in how to integrate their change efforts with policy.

Northeastern University's signature distinction is its commitment to urban engagement and experiential education. At the undergraduate level 98% of our students complete three full-time, six month co-ops with businesses, non-profits/NGOs, and government agencies. Our graduate programs also have strong integration with experiential education and applied work for community organizations and government agencies.

 

Contact Information

John Sarvey

Executive Director,

School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs

j.sarvey@neu.edu

 http://www.northeastern.edu/murp

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NOTRE DAME DE NAMUR UNIVERSITY
1500 Ralston Avenue
Belmont, CA 94002
www.ndnu.edu
Type: Private

Notre Dame de Namur University is committed to volunteer and community service. The mission and goals of the University support the values and direction of AmeriCorps alumni. To encourage AmeriCorps members, NDNU will match the annual AmeriCorps award for Full-time Undergraduates. For Part-Time and Graduate students NDNU will match a member award up to the cost of tuition for one class per semester.

Contact Information
Susan Pace
Director of Student Financing
space@ndnu.edu
(650) 508-3580

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OLIVET COLLEGE

320 South Main Street
Olivet, MI 49076

Type: Private


Olivet 
College offers up to $6,000 to full time students and up to $3,000 to part time students.


Contact Information

Amy Guzak
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 616-749-7635
Fax: 616-749-3821

aguzak@olivetcollege.edu

 

Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)

Department: Admissions Office

Program Note: Application Procedure(s): 1. Complete an application for admission 2. Each candidate must meet the minimum requirements for admission 3. Documentation must be submitted of the student's association with the AmeriCorps Program


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PRESCOTT COLLEGE

220 Grove Avenue

Prescott, AZ 86301

Website: http://www.prescott.edu

Type: Private

 

Created to support Prescott College’s legacy of community service and volunteerism by encouraging students active in National Service Programs and eligible for National Service Education Awards to enroll at Prescott College this scholarship matches awards such as AmeriCorps Education Awards, National Civilian Community Education Awards, and Presidential Freedom Scholarships dollar for dollar. To qualify students possessing National Service Education Awards must be accepted to Prescott College and submit proof of their award eligibility prior to enrolling.

Prescott  College also offers a $2,000 per year renewable scholarship, the Prescott College Environmental and Social Justice Scholarship, to students who have a documented history of participating in environmental and social justice oriented activities including community service and volunteer programs. This scholarship may be received in addition to our National Service Education Award matching grant.

Contact Information

Tim Robison

Director of Admissions

Prescott College

Contact: Admissions Office

Phone: 877-350-2100

Fax: 928-776-5242

Email: admissions@prescott.edu

 

Program

Bachelor of Arts


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PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

Graduate Admissions Office

Princeton University

One Clio Hall

Princeton, NJ 08544

 

Type: Private


Princeton
Universityplaces significant value on civic engagement. In recognition of the volunteer service provided through the AmeriCorps program, the Princeton University Graduate School will waive the $65 admission application fee for AmeriCorps alumni in recognition of academic potential, involvement in community activities and leadership. In addition, if admitted to graduate study at Princeton, the University will likely supplement the education award to fully cover the tuition and fees of any AmeriCorps alumnus admitted to any of the graduate degree programs as a full-time student (an approximate value up to $ 32,450 at current rates). The deadline for application is Dec. 1, 2006, for Fall term entry.


Contact Information

Janice Huang

Director of Graduate Admissions

gsadmit@princeton.edu

phone: 609-258-3034

fax: 609-258-7262


Program Information

Graduate


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PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

549 River Avenue
ProvidenceRI 02918
http://www.providence.edu/
Type: Private

 

Providence  College’s Financial Aid office is willing to work on a case by case basis. If a student comes in as a Public and Community Service Studies major, Providence College will try to find resources for a match.

 

 

 

Contact Information

 

Raymond Sickinger
Director, Feinstein Inst.
Phone: 410-865-2190

rsicking@postoffice.providence.edu


Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)

Department: Feinstein Institute for Public Service

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ROGER WILLIAMS  UNIVERSITY

One Old Ferry Road

BristolRI 02809-2921
www.rwu.edu

Type: Private


Contact Information

 

Julie Cairns
Associate Director of Admissions
Phone: 401-254-3500

jhc@alpha.rwu.edu


Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)


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SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY

518 West Locust Street
Davenport, Iowa 52803
www.sau.edu

Type: Private

Saint  Ambrose  University will match up to ¼ of the AmeriCorps Education Award on a yearly basis.


Contact Information

Julie Haack

Director of Financial Aid

563-333-6000

Program Information

Open

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SAINT BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY
3261 West State Road
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
www.sbu.edu
Type: Private

St. Bonaventure will match in full a $4,725 award for any graduate program 30-36 credit hours in length.

For two-year AmeriCorps volunteers, St. Bonaventure will match up to 75 percent of the $9,450 for graduate programs 39-51 credit hours in length, and match in full the $9,450 award for students enrolled in the 60-credit community mental health counseling program.

Those holding the AmeriCorps half-time education award (for part-time service) will instead receive the university's Dean's Graduate Scholarship, which offers a slightly higher grant; however, the normal scholarship application process will be waived.

St. Bonaventure offers graduate programs in education, counseling, business, English, Franciscan Studies and Integrated Marketing Communication at its main campus in Olean and at its Buffalo Center on the Hilbert College campus in Hamburg.

Contact Information
Bruce Campbell (716) 375-2429
Kevin Brayer, Executive Director of the Buffalo Center, at (716) 646-1500

Program Information

Graduate


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SALVE REGINA  UNIVERSITY

Type: Private

 


Salve 
Regina  University matches the $4,725 grant for full-time matriculated undergraduate students.


Contact Information

Aïda Mirante
Director of Financial Aid
Phone: 1-888-GOSALVE

Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)

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SIMPSON COLLEGE
Indianola, IA

Simpson College will offer a matching award to match 25% of the education award offered each year by AmeriCorps and VISTA over a four year period (25% of the award value per year). The match will apply only to full-time degree-seeking students who are receiving the AmeriCorps and VISTA award.

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SIT Graduate Institute
PO Box 676, 1 Kipling Road
Brattleboro, VT 05302 USA
http://www.sit.edu

VISTA Benefits and Scholarships
Members, who must be US citizens 18 years or older, serve full-time for at least one year. They receive an annual living allowance that averaged approximately $9,036 in fiscal 2001. Members also receive health coverage, childcare allowance, and liability insurance. a choice of the $4,725 education award or a $1,200 stipend upon successful completion of service. A cadre of members serves between eight and ten weeks in the Summer Associate program.Qualified VISTA alumni who wish to enter an SIT’s master’s degree program after the completion of their service will receive:

  • An SIT Community Service Award of $1,000
  • Special consideration for a $10,000 AmeriCorps Scholarship (two or more awarded annually
Contact Information
Phone: 800.336.1616 (toll free in US)
TTY: 802.258.3388
Fax: 802.258.3500

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SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE

263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109

Type: Private

www.spfldcol.edu

Springfield 
College matches the AmeriCorps Education Award to individuals serving in the AmeriCorps SAGE (Springfield Adolescent Graduation Experience) Project.


Contact Information

Jennifer Seydel, Director
Phone: 413-748-3607
Fax: 413-748-3904

jennifer_seydel@spfldcol.edu


Program Information

Teaching (Graduate)

Department: The SAGE Project

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STERLING COLLEGE

Craftsbury Common, VT

www.sterlingcollege.edu

Type: Private


Sterling 
College provides matching funds to AmeriCorps scholarship recipients. Students qualifying for federal financial aid will receive a $1,000 match per academic year. Students not eligible for federal financial aid will receive a $500 match per academic year. AmeriCorps scholarship funds exceeding the matching amount may be applied towards tuition, room, board, and books.


Contact Information

John Zaber
Director of Admissions
Phone: 802-586-7711

jzaber@sterlingcollege.edu


Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)

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SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

301 Hall of Languages
Syracuse, NY 13244

Type: Private
www.syr.edu/index.html

Syracuse  University is offering an AmeriCorps scholarship to qualified AmeriCorps students in recognition of academic potential, involvement in community activities, and leadership. This new scholarship will provide half the cost of tuition to any AmeriCorps student who is admitted to Syracuse University through the regular admissions process.


Contact Information

Jennifer Acree
Associate for College Relations
Phone: 315-443-9495
Fax: 315-443-5390

 jmacree@syr.edu


Program Information

Undergraduate

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THE COOPER UNION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND ART
30 Cooper Square
New York, New York 10003
www.cooper.edu
Type: Private

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, established in 1859, is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished institutions of higher learning. The college, the legacy of Peter Cooper, occupies a special place in the history of American education. It is the only private, full-scholarship college in the United States dedicated exclusively to preparing students for the professions of art, architecture and engineering.

Our esteemed institution is proud to support those who engage in public service.

Alumni of the AmeriCorps Program who apply to The Cooper Union will receive:

  • Their application fee waived (currently $65)
  • Additional consideration at the point when applicants are reviewed for admission

Every student admitted to Cooper Union receives a full-tuition scholarship currently valued at $30,000 for each year of study.

Contact
admissions@cooper.edu
(212) 353-4120

Program Information
Undergraduate

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TUFTS UNIVERSITY- THE FLETCHER SCHOOL
Office of Admissions
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155
http://fletcher.tufts.edu

Type: Private

The Fletcher  School is a graduate professional school of international affairs. Fletcher is distinctive for its collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach, which provides both the fundamental knowledge and practical skills students need to pursue careers in international relations.

The Fletcher School will match AmeriCorps Education Awards of up to $4,725 for all admitted students who have completed their AmeriCorps service. Applicants should identify themselves as AmeriCorps alumni, and should note the amount of the Education Award in their Fletcher Scholarship Application. The EdAward match offer will be active for students starting their studies in September 2007, and will be renewed each year that the students are enrolled in full-time study. The admissions application deadline is January 15th.

Contact Information
Laurie A. Hurley
Director
of Admissions and Financial Aid
Phone: 617.627.3040
fletcheradmissions@tufts.edu

Program Information
Graduate

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UNION COLLEGE

310 College Street
Barbourville, KY  40906

www.unionky.edu 
Type: Private

Union  College will match the education award for undergraduate study only. The matching will be divided over four years. For instance, if your education award is $4,000, then Union College will match $1,000/year for four years.

 


Contact Information

Sue Buttery
Director of Financial Aid
Phone: 800-489-8646

sbuttery@unionky.edu


Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)

 

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UNION INSTITUTE AND UNIVERSITY

440 E. McMillan Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45206

 

Union Institute & University - Los Angeles Center
6701 Center Drive West, # 1200
Los Angeles, CA 90045

 

Union Institute & University - Sacramento Center

160 Promenade Circle, Suite 115

Sacramento, CA 95834

 

Union Institute & University - Florida Academic Center

16853 N.E. 2nd Ave, Suite 102

North Miami Beach, FL 33162-1746

 

Union Institute & University - Montpelier Academic Center

62 Ridge St., Suite 2

Montpelier, VT 05602

 

http://www.myunion.edu/

Type: Private

 

In recognition of the value and impact of the services and experiences of every AmeriCorps alumni to their communities, UI&U is proud to offer the following scholarships:

 

As a full time student in either an undergraduate or graduate program, an AmeriCorps Alumni may apply for one of the following scholarships.

  • Undergraduate: Up to $3,000 total scholarship to be awarded at $750 per semester for the student’s first 4 semesters at UI&U.
  • Graduate: Up to $2,000.00 total scholarship to be awarded $500.00 per semester for the student’s first 4 semesters at UI&U.
  • Application fee waived.
  • The transfer of academic credits is subject to the policies stated in the UI&U Catalog. http://www.myunion.edu/academics/university-catalog.html.

Contact Information

Dayle D. Deardurff, Director, Lifelong Learning

Phone: 800-486-3116 Ext. 1168

Fax: 513-487-1098

dayle.deardurff@myunion.edu

Program Information
Open (Undergraduate and Graduate)

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UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS- CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE
Sturgis Hall1200 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201
http://www.clintonschool.uasys.edu/

The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is a two-year graduate program with a new-generation curriculum, the Clinton School offers exciting opportunities in an extraordinary setting.

At the Clinton School, our students learn about global leadership and civic engagement both in the classroom and through our unique field service program, which provides academic credit for completing both local and international projects in places like China, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the Sudan.

As one of three universities on the grounds of presidential libraries, the Clinton School promotes a vision of world leaders who are able to work effectively with individuals and organizations to build healthy, engaged and vibrant communities, both in Arkansas and throughout the globe. The Master of Public Service (MPS) degree and its focus on global equity are unique, as are the students who attend from around the world.

The University of Arkansas Clinton School for Public Service provides a "single match” scholarship of an admitted student’s unused AmeriCorps Education Award for up to 5 qualified admitted AmeriCorps alums each year.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Alex Thomas
Director of Admissions
The Clinton School of Public Service
aethomas@clintonschool.uasys.edu
http://www.clintonschool.uasys.edu/
Phone: 501-683-5210 Fax: 501-683-5219

UNIVERSITY OF CHARLESTON

2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE
Charleston
, WV 25304
www.ucwv.edu

Type: Private


The University of Charleston matches up to $2,000.


Contact Information

Janet Ruge
Voice: 304-357-4759

Fax: 304-357-4769
janetruge@ucwv.edu

Program Information

Open (Undergraduate)

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UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL AND DENTISRY OF NEW JERSEY (UMDNJ)
http://sphweb02.umdnj.edu/sphweb/sphc/campus/newark/

National Service Scholarship Program

The UMDNJ-School of Public Health honors those who have provided service to the nation by offering a scholarship program for students who have completed a US federal service program, such as AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, United States Public Health Service or a branch of the uniformed services. The partial tuition scholarship for $6,000 ($1,500 in the 1st year and $4,500 in the 2nd year) is open to anyone who has completed their term of national service through a US federal program, is accepted into a masters or doctoral program at the UMDNJ-School of Public Health as a matriculated student (beginning Fall 2011) and enrolls in at least six credits per semester for the first two years.

To be considered for a National Service Scholarship, candidates must submit 1) an application through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS)[www.sophas.org]; 2) a UMDNJ-SPH Supplemental Application; and a letter or proof of completion from the agency where your service was performed documenting completion of your national service. (The National Service Scholarship is based upon the availability of funds and is non-renewable.)

CONTACT INFORMATION
UMDNJ Stanley S. Bergen, Jr. Building
65 Bergen Street, 7th Floor, Suite 701, PO Box 1709
Newark, NJ 07101-1709
Phone: 973.972.7212
Email: barnesrb@umdnj.edu

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UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, GERALD R. FORD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY

735 South State Street, Suite 2245

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

www.fordschool.umich.edu

Type: Public


The Ford  School is a tightly-knit community within a highly-regarded university. We offer a rigorous and distinguished public policy education. Our outstanding faculty, rich curriculum, and diverse and engaged student body make this an excellent place to prepare for work in the policy world. We are deeply committed to the interdisciplinary training that provides you the foundation from which to build a career in public policy. Our students are passionately interested in public affairs and want to be active participants in public decisions – decisions that affect their neighborhood, their country, and people around the globe.


The Ford  School master’s degree programs provide an exceptionally flexible professional education, preparing students for careers in domestic or international affairs, and allowing them to focus on a specific policy issue such as education, health care, or the environment. Our graduates conduct research on public policy issues, implement programs, or become advocates for certain issues or legislation. Our curriculum provides a set of research, analytical, and management skills that are widely transferable across sectors and issues.

The Ford School offers AmeriCorps alums who are admitted to our master of public policy program a tuition fellowship of at least $5,000 as well as a waiver of the application fee. The application deadline for the 2007 graduate program is January 15, 2007.


Contact Information

Beth Soboleski

Director, Recruiting and Admissions

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

University of Michigan

Phone: 734-764-0453

Program
Graduate

 


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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA
Columbia, Missouri 65211
www.missouri.edu
Type: Public

AmeriCorps Graduate Fellowships: Established in 1998, this program is designed to reward volunteers who recently completed assignments in these service organizations and are accepted into master's or doctoral degree programs in relevant fields (i.e., counseling psychology, public administration, rural sociology, social work, or parks, recreation, and tourism). Awards are made for up to three to four students per year, who receive support for years equal to the number of years of service in AmeriCorps, with a stipend equivalent to the current value of a .25 FTE assistantship from the Graduate School. The nomination materials must include evidence of the number of years of AmeriCorps service. Students must be nominated by departments to which they have been granted admissions.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. George Justice, Assistant Dean
MU Graduate School 
University of MissouriColumbia
210 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
1-573-882-6311 or 1-800-877-6312
JusticeG@missouri.edu

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Graduate or Doctoral Degree--Counseling, Public Administration, Rural Sociology, Social Work, Parks, Recreation and Tourism

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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA--Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Type: Public
 

The University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government offers one of the oldest public and nonprofit management training programs in the nation. Its commitment to public service is reflected in its alumni who can be found managing the operations of cities, states, government agencies, nonprofit and international organizations, and related private firms. The Fels Institute offers the 12-course Master of Governmental Administration (MGA) degree in a full-time and part-time format and 5-course part-time Certificates in Public Finance, Nonprofit Administration, Politics, and Economic Development and Growth. The Fels Institute welcomes applications from highly qualified individuals committed to public service. AmeriCorps alumni are eligible to receive a minimum of a $6,000 financial aid award per year for the MGA program, which may be renewed for the second year of study pending satisfactory academic achievement.

Contact Information

Michelle Garcia-Navarro
Admissions Director
University of Pennsylvania
Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6197
Phone: 215-746-6684
Fax: 215-898-6238
garciana@sas.upenn.edu

Program Information
Graduate- Governmental Administration
Graduate Certificate-- Public Finance, Nonprofit Administration, Politics and Economic Development and Growth.

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UNIVERSITY OF SAINT MARY
4100 S. 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
www.stmary.edu
Type: Private


The University of Saint Mary was selected by The Princeton Review in 2006 as a Best College in the Midwest based on meeting standards of academic excellence and feedback from counselors, students, parents, educators, and Princeton Review staff. The university is shaped by the educational mission of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. "In all of ministries we see Christian education as one of the great acts of charity: serving others at the fullest points of their needs and ministering to their need to know and come to the truth, to be opened to the good and the beautiful, to understand the past, to confront and help shape the future, to be called to justice, to be more fully and completely human and Christian.” Constitution of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

The University of St. Mary will offer tuition remission for graduate study available to second year VISTA members, assuming the work of the VISTA has been satisfactory in the first year.

Contact Information
Dr. Sandra Van Hoose
Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Saint Mary
Leavenworth, KS 66048
vanhooses@stmary.edu
913-758-6118

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UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
209-946-2211
www.pacific.edu
Type: Private

University of the Pacific's mission focuses on "...preparing individuals for lasting achievement and responsible leadership in their careers and in their communities." Because we know that AmeriCorps helps build strong community leaders, Pacific is pleased to offer matching funding for AmeriCorps alumni, up to the full voucher amount of $4725. Students must be admitted to Pacific, file the FAFSA, and submit the AmeriCorps voucher to qualify for this matching award.

Contact Information
Lynn Fox
Director of Financial Aid
209-946-2421
lfox@pacific.edu

Program Information
Undergraduate

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WARTBURG COLLEGE
Waverly, IA

Wartburg  College is a nationally recognized selective four-year liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and is dedicated to challenging and nurturing students for lives of leadership and service as a spirited expression of their faith and learning.

Wartburg  College will offer the AmeriCorps Matching Grant of 50% of the AmeriCorps Education award for students who meet the criteria below. Candidates much have applied and been accepted for admission to Wartburg. Student must be seeking full time enrollment for the upcoming year. Students must be full time AmeriCorps members at the time of application and must have successfully completed their term of service.

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WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in ST. LOUIS
George Warren School of Social Work
One Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1196
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
www.gwbweb.wustl.edu
Type: Private

The George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis provides AmeriCorps alumni the opportunity to enrich your commitment to service and passion for social justice. The Brown School offers doctoral, Master of Social Work, and Master of Public Health degrees. The School also offers international practicum opportunities and awards over $3 million in scholarships, including the Richard A. Gephardt Scholarship, a full tuition scholarship for an individual who expresses a strong commitment to public service. For AmeriCorps alumni not receiving a scholarship or tuition award, the Brown School will provide a one-for-one AmeriCorps tuition award match. The Brown School also offers admission deferral to those applying for admission prior to beginning AmeriCorps service. All AmeriCorps volunteers and alumni are eligible for an application fee waiver.

The Brown School’s MSW program is ranked number one in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Brown creates positive social change through its path-breaking research and educational excellence. The Brown School’s international community of faculty, students, and graduates works throughout St. Louis, across the country, and worldwide to apply new knowledge and use the best available evidence to impact policy, practice, and service delivery.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Janice Wells-White
Office of Enrollment and Student Services
George Warren Brown School of Social Work
msw@wustl.edu
(314) 935-6676

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Social Work – Graduate level
Department: Social Work

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WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY
900 State Street
Salem, OR 97302
Type: Private

Willamette University MBA offers an AmeriCorps Matching Grant to qualified AmeriCorps alumni in recognition of academic potential, involvement in community activities, and leadership. This award matches the funding the student receives from AmeriCorps for up to one year of service. The award is renewable for the second year of MBA study. The student must be admitted to Willamette’s Early Career and Career Change MBA program and be attending full-time. In addition, applicants will be considered for merit-based scholarship awards up to 100% of tuition, depending on the strength of the application. The application fee is waived for all AmeriCorps alumni.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Aimee Akimoff.
Phone: 503-370-6792.
Fax: 503-370-3011.
Email: aakimoff@willamette.edu.
Website: http://www.willamette.edu/mba

PROGRAM INFORMATION
MBA for Business, Government, and Not-for-profit Management

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