Annually, 50,000 Americans participate in AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps members tutor and mentor youth, build affordable housing, teach computer skills,clean parks and streams, run after-school programs, and help communities respond to disasters. After successfully completing your AmeriCorps term of service, you may be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award. You can use this award to pay educational expenses at UCLA Extension. For more information on AmeriCorps visit .

Getting Started
Step 1: Log in to My AmeriCorps at MyAmeriCorps website

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

Step 2: Print and submit the Education Award Payment Request

Step 3: Download and complete the enrollment form. Complete the form and check the box indicating you wish to use your AmeriCorps Award as payment.

Step 4: Submit both forms by or fax: (310) 825-5686

Please note: UCLA parking permits are not covered under the AmeriCorps Education Award. In addition, students using Americorps funds as a payment option must have sufficient funds on their Americorps account that is equal to or more than the amount that is listed as course fees on the Americorps Enrollment Form. If your funds on your Americorps account is less than sufficient, you will need to pay for the course(s) up front and you will be reimbursed as scheduled for the quarter.

In addition, AmeriCorps Education Award check(s) received on behalf of the recipient will be credited to past due and current tuition fee charges before a reimbursement can be issued to the recipient.

Boot Camp Information
Intensive Coding Boot Camp and UX/UI Boot Camp students can use the AmeriCorps Education Award as a form of reimbursement only.

Contact US
If you have any questions about your AmeriCorps Service Voucher please contact the Financial Aid Office at:
(310) 825-4246