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Americorp Students in Service
Students can earn a $1,132 Education Award!
What is Students in Service (SIS)?
The Students in Service program is a part-time Campus Compact AmeriCorps program that encourages and supports college and university students to enroll as part-time AmeriCorps members who provide valuable service in their communities. Student members serve in partnership with schools and community-based organizations in the areas of education, environment, human needs, public safety, and community development. SIS members make a difference in their communities, gain valuable civic and workforce skills. Students have a calendar year from date of enrollment to complete the 300 hours and receive their $1,132 Education Award (scholarship) which can be applied towards outstanding federal student loans or the cost of attendance at a college or university.
Student Eligibility for SIS
Student must be:
- currently enrolled at a Campus Compact member institution (Lane is a member)
- a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Legal Permanent Resident
- at least 17 years old
- full-time or part-time (at least 6 credits and in an academic program)
What hours can count toward service?
- Federal Work Study Community Service designated positions
- Service Learning Courses or other course related service
- Unpaid Internships with Non-profit organizations with a direct service element
- Practicum Hours
- General Volunteering/Direct Service Hours (Tutoring, Mentoring, Environmental volunteer work, etc.)
How to start enrollment?
- Complete the "Pre-Service Orientation" online at studentsinservice.org
- Print and complete the pre-service orientation questionnaire
- Have a copy of your birth certificate or current passport.
- Call SIS program coordinator for an "In-Person Program Orientation"
Visit studentsinservice.org for more information