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Michigan Service Scholars AmeriCorps Program

NOTICE: Michigan Campus Compact did not receive funding to continue this program. The 2012-13 enrollment was the last one for this program. MiCC will continue to look at future funding opportunities offered by the Michigan Community Service Commission and the Corporation for National and Community Service.


What was the Michigan Service Scholars (MSS) AmeriCorps Program?
The Michigan Service Scholars Program [MSS] provided over $350,000 annually in education awards state-wide to students attending Michigan Campus Compact [MiCC] member campuses through a grant from The Michigan Community Service Commission and The Corporation for National and Community Service. Students that completed 300 hours of community service during one calendar year were awarded a $1175 AmeriCorps education award, that were used for qualified educational purposes. Community service hours were to be completed during the academic year and/or over class breaks. To complete 300 hours during a regular academic year, students had to average 9.5-10 hours of community service per week. 

Eligibility
In order to enroll in the MSS program, students had to be:

  • a U.S. citizen
  • at least 17 years of age
  • enrolled at a Michigan Campus Compact member campus
  • able to provide photo identification
  • current/working e-mail address

General Resources

Campus Supervisor Resources
Campus Supervisor Directory
Education Award Information
MSS Website - click here for all the enrollment and exit documents, supervisor documents and additional resources.

For more information regarding the MSS AmeriCorps program, contact Melissa Strapec, Associate Director.