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TechMission Corps

  • A basic living stipend for the year of $12,100, which is disbursed bi-weekly
  • Health insurance (see the AmeriCorps Benefit Explanation and the Plan 1 Information Summary (both PDFs))
  • At end of year, an educational award of $5,550 to pay off past student loans or future educational expenses
  • Federal student loan deferment or forbearance
  • Childcare, if eligible (for more information, see GAP Solutions, INC's website)
  • AmeriCorps benefits do not affect eligibility to continue receiving government assistance, such as food stamps
  • Possible rental assistance
  • 50% discount on online courses from City Vision College

City Vision College (35 Hours/week)

  • Unlimited online courses from City Vision College
  • Free room and board
  • Some training sites will provide a modest stipend
  • Because their tuition is paid, students will receive any Pell grant or other federal financial aid paid as cash payment (up to $5,550) and may use the funds for other education-related purposes or living expenses

 See also: Visual Aid to Compare TMC Internships