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Higher Education

Thinking About College? 
Learn more about how to choose and prepare for an education, as well as available scholarships, grants and financial aid.

Trade, Technical and Vocational Schools, and Online Educational Programs:

Service Careers:

  • AmeriCorps members 17 years and older can serve full or part-time partnering with nonprofit groups to address critical needs in communities.  Full-time members who complete their service a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $4,725 while part-time members receive a partial Award.  This award can be used to pay for college graduate school or qualified student loans.
  • Peace Corps volunteers live and work in developing countries in the areas of education, youth outreach, community development, health, agriculture and environment, and much more.  Volunteers are 18 years or older and may qualify with work experience, relevant skills or a college degree.

Military Service: