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AmeriCorps is a service-mission-based organization in which more than 80,000 Americans participate at more than 21,000 locations annually across the United States, including building affordable housing, tutoring/mentoring, teaching and after-school programs, bettering parks and communities, and responding to natural disasters. After completing their terms of service, participants may be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award

Getting Started

1. Log in to My AmeriCorps at MyAmeriCorps website

  • Create Education Award Payment Request
  • Select University of California, Los Angeles Extension” as school name
  • Enter the school term and your authorized amount

    2. Print and submit the Education Award Payment Request

    3. Download and complete the UCLA Extension AmeriCorps Reimbursement form (pdf). When completing the form, check the box indicating you wish to use your AmeriCorps Award as reimbursement for courses you enrolled in.

    4. When both forms are complete, submit both forms to


    Award funds cannot be used to cover UCLA parking permits.

    Important Notice

    The AmeriCorps Segal Education Award can only be used as a means of reimbursement for course fees, required books, materials and supplies applicable toward the current academic year. Students will need to pay in advance for their UCLA Extension courses. Reimbursement occurs at the midpoint and at end of the enrolled quarter.

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