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 $4,000 AmeriCorps match
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 any semester or year-long expedition (with the exception of the Pacific Northwest Summer Semester), NOLS will match your education award up to $4,000.
- For any other expedition, alumni trip, or Wilderness Medicine course, you can apply your award toward the cost of your course, just like a scholarship.
- In addition to your AmeriCorps award, you can apply for a need-based NOLS scholarship or use veteran's benefits to help cover any remaining expenses.