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AmeriCorps Benefits

Members serving a full time, half time, or quarter time position will receive a modest living allowance. Each member who successfully completes a term of service will also receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.  

  Keepers of the Land AmeriCorps Grant, 2014 - 2015 Grant Year
Position Minimum # of Hours Living Allowance Education Award
Full Time 1700 $12,700 $5,645
Half Time 900 $6,723 $2,822
Quarter Time 450 $3,362 $1,493
Minimum Time 300 $0


AmeriCorps alumni can use their education award to pay educational expenses at qualified institutions of higher education, for educational training, or to repay qualified student loans. They have up to seven years after your term of service has ended to utilize the education award.

Individuals age 55 or older when they begin their term of service can transfer their education award to a child, grandchild, or foster child.