Program Benefits


In return for their service, corps members receive:

  • A modest living allowance of approximately $1,800 per month, up to $20,000 for the 2023-24 program year

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  • Individual health insurance
  • An Eli Segal Education Award of up to $7,395 (for program year 2024-25) upon successful completion of service to be used for eligible education expenses
  • Extensive professional development, training, and leadership skill building

Dudley Promise Corps members who are interested in taking the next step to become a Boston public school teacher are encouraged to learn more about Boston Teacher Residency during their service year.


Eligible candidates must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Hold a high school diploma or GED by the start of the program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident alien
  • Agree to state & federal background checks

 Program Start Date

The 2024-2025 service year will start August 1st, 2024. 


If you have questions, please contact

 AmeriCorps funding covers the corps member stipend, individual health insurance plan, and the Segal Education Award.  Every three years, AmeriCorps programs re-apply for funding.