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University Partnership: American University Kogod School of Business
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City Year is proud to partner with American University Kogod School of Business, a leading business school in Washington, DC that is committed to the idea that profit and purpose are not at odds, offering 25% annual tuition scholarships.


The American University Kogod School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Washington, DC, and is the business school of choice for students who want to combine their study of management with another discipline that will enhance their ability to lead with vision in a rapidly changing global business environment.

Benefits offered by American University Kogod School of Business

Scholarship Amount 25% annual tuition scholarship
Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually 2
Application Fee Waiver Yes
Enrollment Deferral One-year deferral

Eligibility and Additional Information

  • 25% Merit Scholarship. Qualifying applicants will receive a scholarship award of approximately 25% of tuition. Up to two (2) recipients per year may be selected. Eligible Kogod degree programs under this partnership include the Full-time MBA, Professional MBA, and Master of Science in Sustainability Management.
  • The scholarship may be renewed each semester for the full duration of the award terms provided that the student remains in good academic standing.
  • Scholarships awarded to City Year corps members and alumni for at least one year of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years.
  • Accepted applicants may defer enrollment up to one year if they decide to serve additional time with City Year; however City Year members cannot defer a merit scholarship. City Year members will be re-considered for the City Year scholarship for the following year.
  • City Year applicants not awarded the give a year Scholarship may be considered for other available merit financial aid based on the strength of the candidate’s qualifications and application.

Eligible Programs: 
            Full-time MBA
            Professional MBA
            Master of Science in Sustainability Management

To Apply

  • Click here to access Kogod’s admissions website and apply online.

  • To identify your City Year affiliation: If available, please check the City Year box on the online application. Otherwise, please contact the Admissions Office and state that you served with City Year and reference our partnership.

  • 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 with "American University Kogod School of Business" 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 the Admissions Office and added to your applicant file.

To Contact the Office of Admission


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.