# CaliforniansForAll College Corps

College Corps

With a grant from California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, the Center for Community Engagement is excited to offer expanded opportunities for 50 undergraduate students to apply for a paid fellowship in community service!

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 will receive the following benefits:

  • $7,000 living allowance for 450 hours of service during the academic year, plus a $3,000 Education Award at the end of the academic year if all 450 hours are completed;
  • 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.)

In order to participate, students must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:

  • Must be 17 years or older by the start of your service term 
  • Must be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States or AB-540 eligible 
  • Must satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check
  • *Must be a full-time, enrolled undergraduate student for both fall and spring semesters 2022-23*
  • No minimum GPA, but students must be in good academic standing
  • Ability to commit to the program for the full academic year

College Corps is designed to support low- to moderate-income students. Students must meet *one* of the following criteria:

  • Qualifies for a federal Pell grant
  • Qualifies for a State Cal Grant or Middle Class Scholarship
  • Needs to work part time and/or borrow student loans to meet their educational costs
  • Is an AB-540 eligible Dreamer:
    • Must have a completed & submitted California Dream Act Application (CADAA) for 2022-2023 AY
    • Must be an active recipient of a Cal Grant A or B Award for the 2022-2023 academic year
    • Must submit a CA DSIG Application by September 1 to become eligible for Education Award

INFORMATION SHEET: CollegeCorps Community Partner Info sheet I CollegeCors Student Info sheet

APPLY FOR THE PROGRAM! We are still accepting students - apply now! Application Link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0lyzC4g1q-tcX8MtuGgRE9fXllZLI_cF_ltUgXlulA79b-A/viewform?usp=sf_link