Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Commitment Form

Approved by OIRA 3045-0143 exp 10/31 2021


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Program Purpose

The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program provides colleges and universities that match the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award an opportunity to be listed on the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) website. By participating in the program, colleges and universities benefit by attracting AmeriCorps alumni to enroll in their higher education institutions. AmeriCorps alumni have the traits and skills colleges and universities value, such as a commitment to community, problem-solving experience, and training as leaders. Colleges and universities that offer to match the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award make education more affordable to AmeriCorps alumni who have served their country in local communities across the United States. CNCS encourages all colleges and universities to participate in this program; however, it is not mandatory.

Section I: Profile Information

Institution Information
Primary Contact Information
Primary Contact Mailing Address
President, Provost, or Dean who is certifying this Commitment Form (if different than Contact Person, above)
Institution Profile

Section II: Commitment Level

Detailed Description

Provide a detailed description of what your institution is offering for the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. This language will be posted on our website and should clearly outline your institution's commitment to AmeriCorps alumni. Include the amount of the dollar match along with any additional benefits that your institution will offer to AmeriCorps alumni.

Please note: Educational institutions must provide a minimum match of $1,000 to be listed on the CNCS website. A dollar for dollar match is the preferred level of commitment from schools that participate in this program.

Matching Percentage

Refer to FAQs for an explanation and current amount of the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is tied to the maximum amount of the U.S. Department of Education's Pell Grant.

To qualify under the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program, AmeriCorps alumni must have successfully completed their full term of service.

*VISTA Summer Associates and AmeriCorps alumni who did not complete service and did not terminate for compelling reasons are not eligible for this program.

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