W-2s are used to report to the IRS that portion of the living allowance or stipend that is taxable. It is not used for reporting on the amount of the education award used.
AmeriCorps State and National members receive their W-2s from the program where they served. AmeriCorps VISTA and AmeriCorps NCCC members receive their W-2s from the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Form 1099 MISC is used to report to the IRS all education award payments, as well as interest payments if the payments total $600.00 or more for the year.