Deadline: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, but complete
applications must be received no later than September 15th, 2020.
order to be considered for a SC Service Leaders Fellowship, applicants must
meet all of the following criteria:
Ha 1) Have received an offer of enrollment to serve in
a term of service with an AmeriCorps SC program.
Eligible programs are listed on the following
Individuals who intend on enrolling in either a
part or full-time AmeriCorps SC term of service may apply to the SC Service
Leader’s fellowship program; however, priority consideration will be given to
applicants that intend to serve in a full-time 1700hr term.
2) Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the
following as part of the application process:
- A statement of need that outlines why additional
financial support will be needed for the applicant to be successful and
achieve the highest level of impact during their term of service.
- Certify that the applicant does not receive any
financial support or income from family members, partners, friends,
acquaintances, or other parties.
3) Are able to provide a letter of recommendation
If selected to become a SC Service Leaders Fellow and
receive scholarship funding, Fellows must commit to the following:
- Enroll in an AmeriCorps SC service position that has
been offered to them.
(Scholarship awards and funding will not be issued until the Fellow has
- Remain enrolled in the service position, and complete
the program and service hour requirements applicable to the position.
(Scholarship funds will be distributed quarterly, contingent on proof
that the Fellow is still enrolled and actively serving in the AmeriCorps
- Provide a brief bio at the beginning of the Fellow’s
term of service, which will be featured on the SC Service Leader’s website
and social media accounts.
- Attend quarterly professional development
(May require occasional in-state travel. The cost of mileage to attend
these events will be factored into the scholarship award, and
gas/transportation must be paid for by the Fellow.)
- Provide an end-of-term write-up that describes the
Fellow’s service experience, key takeaways or accomplishments, and
(This write-up will be featured on the SC Service Leader’s website and
social media accounts.)