Special Interest Scholarships - Community service / Public service

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Americorps National Civilian Community Corps


Sponsored by: AmeriCorps
Amount: Varies
Apply by: Varies
Description: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are between 18 and 24 years of age. Recipients must live on one of four AmeriCorps campuses in Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; Perry Point, Maryland or Vicksburg, Mississippi. Applicants must commit to 10 months of service on projects in areas such as education, public safety, the environment and other unmet needs. The projects are located within the region of one of the four campuses.
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Americorps Vista


Sponsored by: AmeriCorps
Amount: Varies
Apply by: Varies
Description: Applicants must be United States citizens who are at least 17 years of age. They must be available to serve full-time for one year at a nonprofit organization or local government agency with an objective that may include to fight illiteracy, improve health services, create businesses or strengthen community groups.
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Angie M. Houtz Memorial Fund Scholarship


Sponsored by: Angie M. Houtz Memorial Fund
Amount: $3,000
Apply by: April 30
Description: Applicants must attend or be accepted to attend a public college in Maryland full-time. They must have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher and have participated in at least 200 hours of community service. They cannot be related to a member of the scholarship fund's board of directors.
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