City Year is proud to partner with Episcopal Divinity School, a
historic institution and leading divinity school, offering 25% annual tuition scholarships.
Episcopal Divinity School is a respected and
progressive center for study and spiritual formation for lay and ordained
leaders. Committed to a mission of forward-looking social justice and inclusive
education and grounded in the Anglican tradition, EDS balances a respect for
the past with an orientation of innovation. Located on a beautiful campus near
Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, EDS provides easy access to some of
the best educational resources in the world, especially as a member of the
Boston Theological Institute, a consortium of 10 eminent theological schools,
seminaries, and departments of religion in the Boston area.
Benefits offered by Episcopal Divinity School
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Eligibility and Additional Information
- 25% Tuition Scholarship. The
scholarship award for Episcopal Divinity School will be 25% of tuition, for up
to one recipient. This scholarship applies to either the Master of Arts in
Theological Studies or Master of Divinity Programs, for full-time or part-time
study, for traditional (on-campus) learning option only.
be eligible for the EDS/City Year scholarship, the applicant must fulfill the
regular admissions requirements for the desired program and must be accepted by
the EDS Admissions Committee.
- Scholarships renewable
for subsequent years for the length of the program, provided that academic
standards are met.
- Scholarships awarded to
City Year alumni for at least one year of service and City Year staff members
employed for at least two years.
- Applicants may apply
for a waiver of the application fee as defined in the Admissions section of the
- Accepted applicants may petition the EDS Admissions Committee for a one-time, one-year deferral of admission, in keeping with EDS admissions policies.
applicants will be eligible for other financial aid from EDS, although no
additional awards are guaranteed.
- Master of Arts in Theological Studies
- Master of Divinity
Click here to
access Episcopal Divinity School’s admissions website and to apply online. Please make sure that the resume you submit with your
application indicates your City Year service and please upload a separate
document indicating your interest in the scholarship with the rest of your
application materials. An application fee waiver form is available on the EDS
EDS is now accepting applications through its
new, online application. Visit
eds.edu for upcoming deadlines.
- City Year Verification:
A verification letter must be submitted to be considered for the
scholarship. Please send an email to Amanda Smidt, City Year's National Manager of Alumni & Career Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org
with "EDS: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line and
include the site where you served and dates of service in the email. This
letter will be sent to Episcopal Divinity School’s Admissions Office and added
to applicant file.
To Contact the EDS Admissions Office
Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. Corps members, alumni and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines, and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.