Benefits & Compensation

AC-MyHanhYour service and the lives you touch are their own reward, but there is more.

National Teaching Fellows receive a generous compensation package, including a stipend, benefits and a grant to be used for higher education. You’ll also receive professional development opportunities, morning work placements and the chance to build communication, organization and leadership skills.

AmeriCorps Teaching Fellows receive a monthly cash stipend of $1,900 before tax and other key benefits including:

  • Up to two (one per year) AmeriCorps Education Awards totaling $11,290 to pay off existing loans or pay for future tuition expenses
  • Loan Forbearance of qualified loans during your years of service
  • Paid discretionary time off
  • Health coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Access to dental and vision coverage
  • Childcare benefits
  • Transportation allowance