AmeriCorps Alumni Scholarships


Elizabeth Dale

Elizabeth Dale

Interim Director


Angela Cabatbat, Program Coordinator, Nonprofit Leadership

Angela Cabatbat

Program Coordinator


Sarah Curtis-Tilton, Senior Admin Assistant, Nonprofit Leadership

Sarah Curtis-Tilton

Senior Administrative Assistant



In recognition of their invaluable service and commitment to positive impact in our communities, Seattle University offers the following benefits for AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps alums. 

AmeriCorps / PeaceCorps Alumni Scholarship - Award Amount and Timeline:

Applicants to Seattle University Graduate Programs are eligible to apply for the AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps Alumni Scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship receive a total award of $3,000 toward tuition, which is distributed over the first two years of the student's academic program. Eligible applicants must have successfully completed (or will have completed) an AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps term of service by the time of enrollment in their graduate program. 

How to Apply:

  • Complete the online AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps Alumni Scholarship Application (available March 2021 within your graduate admission application).
  • Certification of Service letter (uploaded to the AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps Alumni Scholarship Application).
  • If currently serving, a letter from your supervisor (uploaded to the AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps Alumni Scholarship Application).

Notice of Scholarship Award:

AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps Alumni Scholarship award decisions will be made after admissions decisions. For scholarship applications submitted by April 30, 2021, Seattle University will notify applicants of scholarship decisions by June 1. For applications submitted after April 30, Seattle University will notify applicants of scholarship decisions made on a case-by-case basis depending on remaining funds.

AmeriCorps Alumni Fee Waiver:

In addition, AmeriCorps alums who complete an application for the Master of Nonprofit Leadership program may request an application fee waiver. In the "Fee Payment" section of their online application, applicants should indicate they are an AmeriCorps alum in order to receive the fee waiver.

Additional Information:

Students are strongly encouraged to explore other financial opportunities by contacting Seattle University’s Office of Student Financial Services at (206) 220-8020 or  

For scholarship questions, please contact Angela Cabatbat, Graduate Program Coordinator, at