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Receive Credits Toward an AUNE Environmental Studies Master’s degree for Student Conservation Association Service

Antioch University New England is proud to offer Student Conservation Association (SCA) alumni credits for their service toward a Master’s of Science in Environmental Studies at AUNE. Additionally, students can apply to have AmeriCorp Education Awards matched through AUNE’s AmeriCorp Matching Scholarship, up to $5,325.

Build your knowledge base and skill set through an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on solving real world problems, and continue to have a tangible impact on the world around you with an institution that focuses on engaged scholarship and the integration of application and theory. And, save up to $16,000 on your graduate degree!

Antioch University New England’s Environmental Studies Department will provide up to 6 credits for SCA service toward an MS in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Advocacy for Social Justice & Sustainability, Conservation Biology, Environmental Education, Science Teacher Certification, or Sustainable Development & Climate Change or an MS in Resource Management & Conservation.


  • Have your application fee waived
  • Receive 3 – 6 credits toward your Masters of Science in Environmental Studies at AUNE
  • Utilize your AmeriCorps Education Award and apply to have it matched through AUNE’s AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship, up to $5,325 (a number of matching scholarships will be set aside for students entering through this partnership and will be awarded on a first come first served basis, dependent upon time of application and acceptance)


To qualify you would need to:

  • Have served 225-449 hours to earn 3 credits or more than 450 hours to earn 6 credits
  • Have completed your SCA service within 5 years of your anticipated initial semester at AUNE
  • Have served as an SCA member after completing your undergraduate studies
  • Submit an “Advanced Standing for Life Experience” application
  • Submit a signed letter from a supervisor with a Master’s degree certifying that you have completed your service
  • Enroll as a student in a 42 credit Masters of Science in Environmental Studies program at AUNE
  • Contact: Sarah Wilson, Admissions

”This is a specialized program that may not be able to be combined with other specialized programs.”