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UA Segal Education Award Matching Program

At a glance
Number Awarded: 
3 to 5 per year
Amount Awarded: 
up to $5,000 annually depending on availability of funding
Application Period: 
each fall semester - CLOSED for 2021-22
Funding Type: 
Cash Award/Stipend
By Application
Eligibility Category: 
Incoming Domestic Doctoral Students
Incoming Domestic Master’s Students

The University of Arizona (UA) Graduate College will provide up to a $5,000 fellowship match to the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for up to 3 to 5 students newly admited to a graduate degree program at the Uninversity of Arizona. The award applies to the first year of graduate study only.


Program closed for 2021-22 (updated July 16, 2021)


Deadline to apply for 2022-23:  June 27, 2022


Recipient must

  1. Be a new admit to a graduate degree program at the University of Arizona (UA) for the fall term of award
  2. Have done the AmeriCorps or Vista service in the southern part of the state of Arizona (Tucson and surrounding vicinities). Admits to UA Law, MD, Arizona Online, and graduate certificate programs are not eligible
  3. Show proof of AmeriCorps or Vista service.

Please note that there are only 3 to 5 awards per academic year. Funds are need-based and therefore require that awardees demonstrate sufficient financial need in order to receive the award. Financial need is determined through the filing of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid (



UA Graduate College Office of Fellowships and Community Engagement