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UA Segal Education Award Matching Program

At a glance
Number Awarded: 
3 per year
Amount Awarded: 
up to $5,000 annually
Application Period: 
Fall and Spring Semesters
Funding Type: 
Cash Award/Stipend
By Application
Eligibility Category: 
Incoming Doctoral Students
Incoming Master's Students

Beginning with fall 2016, 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 students newly admited to a graduate degree program at the Uninversity of Arizona.

Competition closed for the 2017-18 academic year. 2018-19 competition will be available from March 1 to April 30, 2018. (updated July 5, 2017)


Recipient must be a new admit to a graduate degree program at the University of Arizona (UA) for the fall term of award and have done the AmeriCorps or Vista service in the southern part of the state of Arizona (Tucson and surrounding vicinities). Admits to UA law, medical, online, and graduate certificate programs are not eligible. Only 3 awards per year. Recipients must show proof of AmeriCorps or Vista service. 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