Institutions that Match the
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
There are currently 94 colleges and universities that match the
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for their students.
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After successfully completing a term of service, AmeriCorps members who are enrolled in the National Service Trust are eligible to receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. You can use your education award to pay education costs at qualified institutions of higher education, for educational training, or to repay qualified student loans. The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act made changes to the maximum amount of the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. The amount is now tied to the maximum amount of the U.S. Department of Education’s Pell Grant. For terms of service that are approved using 2009 funds (or earlier funds) the award continues to be $4,725.00 for a year of full-time service, and is pro-rated for part-time service based on the full-time amount. For terms of service that are supported with 2010 funds the award value increased to $5,350.00. For terms of service that are supported with 2011 funds the award value increased to $5,550.00 You can make payments from your award in full or part, and can take up to seven years after your term of service has ended to use your award. To confirm the award amount for which you are eligible, call your program or project sponsor.
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If you successfully complete a term of service in VISTA, you are eligible to receive either a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or an end-of-service stipend of $1,500. The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award option is subject to available education trust allocations to AmeriCorps VISTA. You must select the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award option prior to the start of service.
My AmeriCorps / AmeriCorps Online Payment System
Accessing and managing your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award has never been easier. My AmeriCorps provides a one-stop shop for AmeriCorps State and National, VISTA and NCCC applicants, members and alumni - presenting a wealth of information and frequently requested forms and services. By registering to use the system, you can check your award balance, access important financial forms and, most importantly, quickly and easily make payments to your educational or financial institution. Payments to registered institutions can be completed within a week. The system also provides you with the ability to:
- Modify contact information (addresses, e-mail address)
- View and print tax statements and forms
- View and print pay statements (as applicable)
- Access customized letters certifying your term of service with an AmeriCorps program
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