Segal AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship Program

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Pacifica Graduate Institute is a proud participant in the Segal AmeriCorps Matching Education Award program and is pleased to offer the Segal AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship to qualified AmeriCorps Alumni enrolled in one of our MA or PhD programs.

The matching scholarship amount will be a dollar-for-dollar match up to $4,725 per year with a maximum of $9,450 throughout enrollment in the program of study.

To qualify for the matching scholarship program, students must submit to the Financial Aid Office the AmeriCorps voucher confirming benefit eligibility.

A total of five new scholarships will be available on a first-come first-served basis. These scholarships are not transferable, have no cash value, and will be applied directly toward tuition charges.

Recipients of the Segal AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship must be enrolled full-time in coursework or half-time in the dissertation process of a doctoral program.

Students must submit the AmeriCorps voucher confirming benefit eligibility each year to be considered for the Segal AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship until they reach the maximum benefit. In addition, in order to maintain eligibility for the Segal AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship in subsequent year(s), students must maintain satisfactory academic progress with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and may not have more than two outstanding incomplete, failing or withdrawn grades at the end of the preceding academic year.

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Segal AmeriCorps Education Award - to learn more about how to earn the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. The amount of the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award depends on the length of your term of service. To learn more about Segal AmeriCorp program and volunteering in your community, please visit the AmeriCorps web site.


On an annual basis, Pacifica will assess and determine the number of AmeriCorps Matching Scholarships that will be offered. At the discretion of the Executive Management Council, Pacifica reserves the right to modify or limit the number of matching awards that will be offered.