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New Hampshire colleges and universities are eager to recruit service year alumni to earn an affordable post-secundary degree or credential in the Granite State! Many even waive their application fees, offer deferments to accepted students who wish to do a service year, and provide exclusive scholarships for AmeriCorps Alums and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

Interested in becoming a School of National Service? Please contact: or call 603-271-7200 to learn more.

Antioch University

Benefit: The AmeriCorps award will be matched dollar for dollar by AUNE during that first year in an amount of up to $5,325. Scholarships are available annually to incoming students at the master’s or doctoral level who have completed an AmeriCorps experience prior to enrolling and have an AmeriCorps award to apply toward their expenses at AUNE.

Contact: Jason Rhoades,, 603-283-2346

Plymouth State University

Benefit: A 50% match of their Segal AmeriCorps Education Award up to $3,448 scholarship.

Contact: Mac Broderick,, 603-535-2359

University of NH

Benefit: 20% off the current in-state tuition rate to the College of Professional Studies for undergraduate and graduate courses for AmeriCorps members and Alumni. As of October 25, 2022, this discount is extended to spouses and dependents of members. Learn more at

Contact: Tara Payne,, 855-472-4255

University of NH

Benefit: A dollar-for-dollar match of up to one full-time Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. UNH will also waive the application fee for all applicants to the Carsey School of Public Policy.

Contact: Sarah Dorner,, 603-862-0214