Service Learning

FY 2021 English Access Microscholarship Program

The Office of English Language Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/A/L) announces an open competition to administer the FY 2021 English Access Microscholarship Program (Access). The Access Program is a multi-faceted program designed to support global English language learning needs and to improve English teaching globally. The program exposes participants to U.S. culture and democratic values through English language scholarships for youth, professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators, and programming for alumni.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Resource: AmeriCorps Open Data

This tool provides access to data sets for AmeriCorps programs supporting individuals, organizations, and communities in the U.S that perform civic service.


“I hope more youth will take a close look at their communities and see what problems are bothering them and then fix them.”

Civic Engagement Strategies for Transition Age Youth

Civic engagement has the potential to empower young adults, increase their self-determination, and give them the skills and self-confidence they need to enter the workforce. Read about one youth’s experience in AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC).

Carly and Sean

“We enjoy hearing about their life experiences. It’s a rewarding experience for both us and our older adult partners.”


We spoke with Razilee via email in April 2012.