AmeriCorps: Members commit to full-time or part-time positions offered by a network of nonprofit community organizations and public agencies, to fulfill assignments in the fields of education, public safety, health care and environmental protection.
City Year: An education-focused organization dedicated to helping students and schools in 27 urban, high-poverty communities across the U.S. and through the U.K. and Johannesburg, South Africa.
Cultural Vistas Fellowship: The Cultural Vistas Fellowship is a fully funded program affording underrepresented U.S. university students the opportunity to intern for eight weeks with organizations in Argentina, Germany or Southeast Asia.
Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program: A social justice program that trains, inspires and sustains leaders.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship: For college juniors who show leadership potential and have an interest in government or public service.
Humanity in Action Fellowship: Brings together international groups of undergraduates and recent graduates to explore issues affecting human rights and social justice.
Lutheran Volunteer Corps: Places volunteers in full-time service positions at social-justice organizations throughout the United States for one or two years.
Morris K. Udall Scholarship: For sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care.
National Urban Fellows: Introduces college students and recent graduates to public service.
Peace Corps: Open to anyone over 18 interested in helping people from other countries while learning more about them and promoting a better understanding of Americans.
Teach for America: Recruits recent college graduates and professionals to teach for two years in urban and rural communities throughout the United States.
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award: Provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world.
William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India: Sends skilled young Americans to work with non-governmental organizations in India for a 10-month period.