City Year is proud to partner with Mount Holyoke College's Master of Arts in Teaching program, offering 50% off tuition for aspiring middle and secondary school teachers.
flexible, 11-month M.A.T. includes an innovative curriculum, personalized
teacher licensure in 19 subject areas, and a unique collaboration with
Expeditionary Learning (EL). Mount Holyoke’s M.A.T. is the only graduate
program in the country created and developed in collaboration with EL, a
non-profit educational organization that is transforming schools across the
Students enrolled in the
M.A.T. program will be supported by EL mentors to make a significant impact on
their learning communities. Lenore Reilly Carlisle, program director of M.A.T.,
describes the program as an opportunity for aspiring teachers to "work in
schools with a bold approach to school design and education reform.”
Mount Holyoke College
has a 175-year history of preparing excellent teachers. Student teachers are placed
in public, charter, and independent schools and are consistently rated as
"excellent” and "outstanding” by their supervising teachers. Students who complete
the teacher licensure program have a 100% pass rate on the Massachusetts Test
for Education Licensure (MTEL).
Benefits offered by Mount Holyoke College - Master of Arts in Teaching:
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* There is no application fee at Mount Holyoke
Eligibility & Additional Info
50% Tuition Scholarship. The award will be
equal to 50% of tuition for up to two admitted City Year corps, alumni or staff
members per year.
- Scholarships awarded to City Year alumni for at least one year of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years.
- A one-year deferral for admitted students who decide to serve with City Year for additional time before starting the program.
- Applicants will be considered for additional merit-based awards depending on the strength of the application.
Admission is rolling. Click here
for application details and to apply online.
To Identify & Verify Your City Year Affiliation
- To be
considered for the Mount Holyoke College Master of Arts in Teaching give a year
Scholarship, please contact the Office of Admission at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-538-3497 and
reference our partnership.
- 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 email@example.com with "Mount Holyoke College M.A.T.: 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 Mount
Holyoke College’s M.A.T. Office of Admission and added to the applicant’s file.
To Contact the 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.