Service Learning Institute

Service Leadership Opportunities

CSUMB College Corps

We are accepting applications for an exciting new program, #CaliforniansForAll College Corps, a statewide program to reduce college debt and support students who serve the community.   Join 6,000 College Corps Fellows from across the state who will receive a living stipend and educational award in exchange for working in the community through your service learning courses, an essential part of your CSUMB experience.  As a College Corps Fellow, you will receive training and support to join the next generation of civic leaders. 

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What you will receive:

  • $10,000 to help pay for college ($7,000 living stipend and $3,000 educational award at the end of service)
  • An opportunity to serve the community through impactful service, with guidance from staff and faculty
  • A team dedicated to providing you with leadership opportunities and training
  • A chance to network with College Corps Fellows from across California in conferences and trainings

As a CSUMB College Corps Fellow, you will:

  • Enroll in special CSUMB College Corps service learning courses in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023.
  • Serve in the community for about 12 hours per week through the academic year and commit to 450 hours of service between August 2022 and June 2023.
  • Impact young people in local schools by:
    • Working with teachers to implement ethnic studies curriculum
    • Mentoring and supporting students in civic action projects
    • Tutoring, mentoring, and supporting students in writing, math, physical education
    • Providing recreational and skill-building activities to support student well being
    • Building activities to support student well being

To Apply

We are still hiring AB540 eligible students. The priority deadline to complete the application is July 11th. Complete the online application.

    • $7,000 Stipend (provided in regular installments)
    • $3,000 Education Award (upon completion of the program)
  • You must be:

    • At least 18 years old.
    • A full-time undergraduate enrolled at CSUMB.

    And meet ONE of the following eligibility requirements:

    • Qualify for Federal Pell grant
    • Qualify for State Cal Grant or Middle-Class Scholarship
    • Need to work part-time and/or borrow student loans to meet educational costs
    • Are an AB540 Eligible Dreamer
    • May 9 – Priority Deadline for Application
      • We are still accepting applications for a limited number of students
        • AB540 students are especially encouraged to apply
    • May, 2022 - Interviews and Selection
    • June - July 2022 - Background Checks
    • August, 2022 Program Begins with Orientation
    • June 2023: Program Ends

    Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

  • There are currently no sessions available at this time. Please see our FAQs for information about this program or contact Pam Motoike, 

For More Information:

If you have any questions, please contact Pamela Motoike at