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Center for Leadership and Community Engagement


Segal AmeriCorps Matching Education Award

Central Washington University awards ten AmeriCorps alumni a $1000 scholarship. In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

  • First -time student at CWU (never previously admitted, applying during your FIRST Fall quarter.)
  • AmeriCorps service must have been completed in high school, post high school, or at a community college.
  • Must complete 60-hours of volunteer work in a year for the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement. 

Additional Materials:

  • A list of all of your past and current volunteer and/or community-based service with details that demonstrate your community service involvement. 
  • A 500-word essay describing your national service experience. Please emphasize how your term of service contributed to your personal, professional, and/or academic development. In addition, include how you feel your service may continue to impact the community you served. 


Kim Jellison, Program Manager at Center for Leadership and Community Engagement.

Phone: 509-963-1850

For questions about CWU Scholarship qualifications and eligibility, email

Address: 400 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA. 98926

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