Build on Your AmeriCorps Experience
It’s time for the next step. You’ve completed your term of service, and you’re ready for a new adventure. Enter NOLS, the global leader in wilderness education.
Use your AmeriCorps education award to travel the world, explore the outdoors, and continue building your leadership skills.
Download: Guide to AmeriCorps Matches at NOLS
With NOLS, you can:
- Develop your leadership skills in a dynamic environment
- Gain global perspective & cultural awareness
- Earn industry-respected Wilderness Medicine certifications
- Prepare for a career in the outdoor industry, emergency response, or experiential education
What You Need to Know
For open-enrollment expedition courses spanning 61 days or longer, NOLS will match your education award up to $2,000.
Terms and Restrictions
- Matches cannot be applied to Alumni, Custom Education, Risk Services, Instructor, or Wilderness Medicine courses.
- Supplies are limited - matches are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
- In addition to your AmeriCorps award, you can apply for a need-based NOLS scholarship