Michigan Service Scholars AmeriCorps Program
What is the Michigan Service Scholars (MSS) AmeriCorps Program?
The Michigan Service Scholars Program [MSS] provides 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 willing to complete 300 hours of community service during one calendar year will be awarded a $1,175 AmeriCorps education award, to be used for qualified educational purposes. Community service hours can be completed during the academic year and/or over class breaks. To complete 300 hours during a regular academic year, students would need to average 9.5-10 hours of community service per week.
In order to enroll in the MSS program you must 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
How do I apply?
Please contact the campus supervisor at your college/university to receive a member application. In order to enroll in the program, you must attend a mandatory enrollment training in order to complete all enrollment paperwork, be informed about AmeriCorps regulations and the requirements of the MSS program.
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 Shannon Zoet, Associate Director.