The Corporation for National and Community Service provides grants to national and local nonprofits, schools, government agencies, faith-based and community organizations and other groups committed to strengthening their communities through volunteering.
Students are able to use these grants in the form of AmeriCorps Education Awards toward their semester’s charges. To help you apply for your AmeriCorps funding, we have prepared a step-by-step below.
Requesting Your AmeriCorps Award
5. Enter your personal information
6. Click on "Search for Institutions" next to the "Institution Information" in the middle of the page.
7. Type in "Cosumnes River College" next to "Name" for the search.
We will begin processing AmeriCorps Awards after the Change of Program period every semester.
The first half of the payment will be paid at the beginning of the semester.
The second half of the payment will be paid during the midpoint of the semester.
Please note that your AmeriCorps Education Award is considered part of your financial aid package and accordingly must be reported to the financial aid office for your school.
Please allow 3-5 business days for processing.