# CaliforniansForAll College Corps

College Corps

College Corps is a "serve, learn, and earn" program where students receive a living allowance and education award for 450 hours of community service and professional development training activities. College Corps is funded by a grant from the Governor's Office, California Volunteers https://www.californiavolunteers.ca.gov/ 

Program Information

The  fellowship has three main goals:

  • Engage college students in meaningful service opportunities that build leadership skills and civic responsibility.
  • Promote academic success and economic well being with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Support the work of community-based organizations focused on key local priorities: K-12 Education, Food Insecurity, Climate Action.

Students who complete all fellowship requirements (450 program hours) will receive the following benefits:

  • Up to $10,000 combined in a living allowance (monthly) and education award (at the end of the year);
  • Real-world experience and skills to add to their resumes;
  • Training, networking, and professional development opportunities; 
  • Pride and accomplishment in working toward a common purpose alongside young leaders from across the state;
  • Potential academic credit (Students not already enrolled in an eligible course can enroll in the General Studies 498 internship course.)

General Eligibility 23-24:

  • Enrolled Full Time Cal State East Bay Student for 2023-24
  • Undergraduate Student
  • Good Academic Standing
  • U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident OR AB 540 CA Dream Act Student

Financial Eligibility:

1. Students who receive financial aid (state or federal): College Corps compensation will be considered as part of your financial aid package. Important Notice to Federal, State, and Institutional Financial Aid Recipients

Federal Eligible Students - Federal Application for Student Financial Aid for 2023-24 (FAFSA) 
AB 540 Eligible Students - California Dream Act Application (CADAA) for 2023-2024 academic year; active recipient of Cal Grant B Award for 2023-24 OR an active recipient of a Cal Grant A Award who is also Cal Grant B eligible. 

*Final Financial student eligibility will be determined after financial aid awards for 2023-24 have been confirmed by the Office of Financial Aid in July/August. The College Corps program may help offset student loans by replacing or reducing the amount a student needs to borrow. The Office of Financial Aid will work with students to determine the best option. Students with questions about financial aid or CADAA status or process should contact the Office of Financial Aid at Cal State East Bay. https://www.csueastbay.edu/financialaid/index.html 

2. Students who do not receive state or federal financial aid: Are still eligible for the College Corps program. (Applies to U.S. Citizens or Legal Permanent Residents only. AB 540 students must be recipients of Cal Grants A or B.)

Our 2024-2025 College Corps Application is now open! Fill out your application using the link below, we will then contact you to join our info sessions to learn more about the program! Feel free to reach out if you have any questions!

Applicants will be invited to program info sessions to learn about the program expectations. Once interest is confirmed, you will be invited to a group interview to confirm eligibility.



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