AmeriCorps Education Award Program
What do AmeriCorps Members do?
Students engage in service activities and report time and progress monthly.
The hours accumulate over the course of 12 months.
At the end of the service, students exit the program and receive an education award.
The Utah Campus Compact Program has three priority areas:
- Public Health and Safety
- Community Strengthening
What are the benefits of joining AmeriCorps?
"In exchange for valuable campus-community service, AmeriCorps Members receive a service scholarship that can be applied to qualified school loans or to finance undergraduate and graduate school, or vocational training. The amount of the award depends on the length of service. UCAN Serve AmeriCorps Program offers several terms of service, so no matter what your schedule, completing service is manageable and fun." (2007-2008 UCAN Serve Member Handbook)
- Leadership Training
- Job experience and skills
- Civic education
- Can be combined with work-study
- No repayment of student loans while you are serving
**For more information about Utah Campus Compact AmeriCorps, contact Julie Tille at 801-832-2840 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also find out more information on the program by visiting http://www.utahcampuscompact.org/programs/utah-campus-compact-americorps-program.