WANT TO GET TO COLLEGE, OR PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES?
Here are ways to get there, without joining the military.
More than 80,000 Americans serve through AmeriCorps in programs such as disaster relief, environmental protection, and combating homelessness and hunger. For the full-year residency program, members are given a living allowance; housing; meals; limited medical benefits; and become eligible for the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.
BTC has 300 scholarships worth $300,000 they awarded to students in 2017. They have degrees in industrial technology, to nursing, to the culinary arts. BTC graduates have a job placement rate of 77%.
City Year takes young people from all over the country for a year of service helping at-risk students stay in school and succeed through tutoring and mentorship. At the end of your City Year service year, you will be eligible for an education award of $5,815 through AmeriCorps.