AmeriCorps Benefits

As an AmeriCorps member, you devoted yourself to serving others. At Evergreen, you can take advantage of a number of benefits.

  • Application fee waiver: Contact the program you are applying to for the fee waiver process.
  • Segal AmeriCorps Education Award: You can use your award to cover Evergreen tuition. Learn more about this award.
  • Scholarships: Each program offers scholarships to AmeriCorps alumni.

AmeriCorps Graduate Scholarships

  • MES AmeriCorps Service Award: All AmeriCorps alumni who completed a term of service will receive a tuition waiver of $500 for each full-time term of service or $250 for each term of less than full-time. Students may receive this award once a year for a maximum of two years. Learn more at MES Financial Aid.

  • MiT AmeriCorps Education Award: Designed for AmeriCorps volunteers who have received the full education award. The award generally offers a student the equivalent of one quarter of resident tuition. Candidates may apply both years in the MiT program. Learn more at MiT Costs and Financial Aid.

  • MPA AmeriCorps Education Award: The MPA program offers AmeriCorps alumni who have completed a year of service an award of up to one quarter of full-time resident tuition. Students may receive an award once a year for a maximum of two years. Learn more at MPA Costs and Financial Aid.

AmeriCorps Alumni at Evergreen

Lor DeFoor teaching in class

Lorri DeFoor

MiT 2009
2006–2007 AmeriCorps Member, Cispus Learning Center, Lewis County, WA

Learn more about Lori DeFoor.

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Jennifer Garlesky

MES 2015
2004–2005 AmeriCorps Member, Redwood Community Action Agency, Eureka, CA
2009–2010, AmeriCorps VISTA, Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team, Montgomery, WV

Learn more about Jennifer Garlesky.

Portrait of Will Saguil

Will Saguil

MPA 2015
2011–2012 AmeriCorps Member, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR

Learn more about Will Saguil.