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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.


AmeriCorps is a federal program whose mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. There are thousands of opportunities in one of the three programs that comprise Americorps: Americorps State and National; AmeriCorps VISTA, and; AmeriCorps NCCC. AmeriCorps engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at 21,600 unique sites including nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.

Americorps members receive a living allowance and earn up to $5,500 to pay for graduate school or pay back student loans.



Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior, College Graduate

Graduate: First Year Graduate Student, Masters Student

Award Type:

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)
Post Bachelors

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or permanent resident

Last Updated:
July 17, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17