Scholarship Detail

Destination: College Americorps Program

Program Information

Deadline Month: Rolling
Application Deadline Dates: ROLLING
Award Amount: $1,000 for 300-hour positions or $1,200 for 450-hour positions for educational expenses
UCB Students Only
Destination: College, the campus' AmeriCorps program, seeks to increase the academic preparation and UC admission rates of low-income and first-generation students. D:C AmeriCorps members provide tutoring, academic enrichment, pre-collegiate mentoring, and advising to students and their families at local schools.
Type: Internship Program, Service Project
Application Available: Organization Website, Organization Address or Phone

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident
Other Requirements:
Ability to travel to and from school sites; ability to attend 2 out of 3 National Days of Service; ability to meet Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30p.m.; commitment to continue through the entirety of the program, either for 450 hours (fall + spring semesters) or 1700 hours (9-10 months).

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: No
Letters of Rec: No
Resume: Yes
Personal Essay: Yes
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: No
Other Submission Requirements Notes: *Availability of Education Awards is contingent on D:C Americorps receiving renewed federal funding, to be determined in June 2007

Further Information

Dickson Lam
Americorps c/o Cal Corps Public Service Center
505 Eshleman Hall #4550
CA
dicksonlam@berkeley.edu
(510) 642-7811