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Make Your Course a Reality

Make your course a reality with our various financial aid options. Browse the links below to find the option that’s best for you and they course you’ll be taking.

529 Plans & AmeriCorps Awards

You are eligible to use your 529 College Savings Plan or AmeriCorps Education Award to cover the costs of your course, thanks to NOLS’ partnership with Western State Colorado University.

Our  NOLS courses are eligible for you to use your Americorps education award and/or 529 Plan.  For NOLS Expedition courses, NOLS will match your  Americorps education award up to $2,000 dollars.  Your Americorps award/529 Plan also can be combined with other financial aid such as scholarships and VA benefits.

NOLS Americorps and 529 Information