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College Corps Fellow Application

College Corps Community Host Organization Application

Meet the College Corps Fellows

 What We’re Looking For

  • Passion for working in partnership with communities to make positive change
  • Flexibility to work in different areas and adapt to changing circumstances;
  • Growth mindset and eagerness to try new things;
  • Interest in connecting with and learning from other students and partners across the state;
  • Willingness to be an ambassador for the Fellowship on campus and beyond.

 What You’ll Do

Fellows will work with K-12 schools, food banks / pantries, or climate action organizations to build healthier and more equitable communities across California.  Fellows will be placed in a variety of community-based organizations to serve and carry out essential duties and services.

What You’ll Gain: Benefits

  • Up to $7,000 living stipend (throughout service term) + $3,000 Education Award upon completion of 450 service hours
  • Cooperative Work Experience college credit
  • A real-world job experience and skills to add to your resume
  • Access to training, networking, and professional development opportunities
  • Connections with Fellows across the state via a virtual community platform and regional events
  • A sense of pride in working toward a common purpose with young leaders from across the state.

Where You’ll Serve

College Corps at Allan Hancock College offers service positions in local nonprofits and municipal agencies within a reasonable distance from the Allan Hancock campuses.

Eligibility Requirements

General Eligibility

To apply, students should meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:

  • Full-time, enrolled undergraduate student at a College Corps partner campus
  • Has a high school diploma or its equivalent by start of program
  • Must currently be and remain in good academic standing 
  • Ability to commit to the program for the full academic year
  • Must be a US Citizen, US National, legal permanent resident or AB 540 CA Dream Act Student (see below)

Financial Need

Eligible students should meet at least one of the following four criteria:

Undocumented Students

  • Is an AB-540 CA Dream Act Student
  • Is a Cal Grant A or B recipient (Note: this requirement may be waived at some participating campuses; please consult your institution for more details.)