City Year is proud to partner with the University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs, a leading graduate school that prepares the next
generation of leaders in public service and criminal justice professions to
solve society’s most pressing problems, offering a 25% tuition scholarship.
School of Public Affairs prepares the next generation of leaders in public
service and criminal justice professions to solve society’s most pressing
problems. Working together, faculty, staff and students also conduct research
that improves the quality of life and informs policy making and management in
the public and nonprofit sectors. The accelerated
MPA is a fast-paced, full-time program that brings academically superior
students together with a dedicated research and teaching faculty in the midst
of the vibrant downtown Denver environment.
Benefits Offered by
of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs
||25% off tuition
|Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually
|Application Fee Waiver
Eligibility and Additional Information
- 25% Tuition Scholarship to the accelerated
Masters in Public Administration program.
The scholarship will be awarded annually to one City Year corps member
or alumna/us who completed at least one year of service or a City Year staff
member employed for at least two years.
The scholarship is renewable in the second year of the program.
- The scholarship recipient must remain in good
academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or higher) to continue to receive the scholarship
in the following semester. If the
recipient does not complete the AMPA program in the first eleven (11) months
with the cohort, the School of Public Affairs will discontinue the scholarship.
one-year deferral for admitted students who decide to serve with City Year for
additional time before starting their program. A student who elects to defer enrollment shall
have to re-apply for the give a year scholarship and is not guaranteed a
- Applicants will be considered for additional merit-based awards
depending on the strength of the application.
here access the School of Public Affairs admissions website and apply
To Identify and Verify Your City Year Affiliation
contact the School of Public Affairs Director of Student Recruitment to have
the application fee waived and to be considered for the scholarship described
above. Please state that you served with City Year and reference our
- City Year verification: To get the application fee waived and to be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with "UCD School of Public Affairs" in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and your corps graduation month and year. This letter will be sent electronically by City Year to Admissions Office and added to your applicant file.
Contact the School of Public Affairs, Graduate Admissions
School of Public Affairs
of Student Recruitment
1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 525
Denver, CO 80217
Please note that all admission 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.