Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania at Bloomsburg University is a part-time Americorps program which students make a commitment to perform 450 hours of community service over one year and receive a $1,250 education award. This program can be combined with off-campus work study. Together the two programs allow students with financial need to earn money for educational costs as they attend classes. Off-Campus work study hours,which make a tremendous difference to the communities served,count toward the 450-hour scholar commitment as do training and some reflection hours.