Americorps Matching Award
To be eligible for the AmeriCorps Matching Award, you must be a current or incoming graduate student at the George Washington University. Students in eligible schools must be studying on the Foggy Bottom, Virginia Science and Technology, Mount Vernon, GW Alexandria Education Center or Corcoran Campuses. This award is not applicable for study at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the GW Law School, the GW School of Nursing or for Distance Education programs.
AmeriCorps Matching Award FAQs
- Be a current or prospective GW graduate student
- Complete the AmeriCorps Matching Application, which will require a screenshot of proof of total AmeriCorps Funds AND a AmeriCorps Payment Request.
- You would upload your supporting documentation with your application.
You would get the supporting documentation from your AmeriCorps portal. A screenshot is acceptable of both your proof of total AmeriCorps Funds AND AmeriCorps Payment Request.
While you can apply prior to being accepted into GW, we recommend submitting the application post acceptance to prevent delays in processing.
While you can apply prior to being accepted into GW, we recommend submitting the AmeriCorps application post acceptance to prevent delays in processing. This process is separate from the admissions process into GW.
GW will match AmeriCorps funds but the matching award will not exceed total tuition costs. Matching awards do not cover fees.
AmeriCorps releases their tuition payments in two transactions during the semester independent of GW’s calendar.
AmeriCorps distributes their awards independent of GW’s academic calendar. It is therefore your responsibility to make sure that your account is not delinquent.
You do not have to return it on our end, what you can do is request Student Accounts at [email protected] to put the excess toward a future semester. Otherwise, we would recommend reaching out to AmeriCorps to see if they want it returned. The award can only be applied towards tuition.