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University Partnership: Clark University Graduate School of Management


City Year is proud to partner with Clark University
Graduate School of Management, offering a 40% tuition scholarship.


The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University is an AACSB-accredited, academically rigorous business school that offers a personal, collaborative, and supportive learning environment. All classes are taught by scholar-practitioner faculty who are passionate about mentoring, sharing their professional and academic experience, and assisting you in your professional goals. Students are proud to be part of a university of consequence—where they pursue their passions with the knowledge that they can make a difference in the world.


GSOM is a long-standing signatory to the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Management Education, which strengthens our commitment to education, research, and collaboration that fosters sustainable social, economic, and environmental change.


GSOM is also regularly distinguished by The Princeton Review as a "Best Business School." Past rankings have included a 2015 U.S. News and World Report ranking for its part-time MBA program, and a NetImpact "Top 50 School for Environmental Sustainability,” placing it among the world's best business schools to study and research sustainability and related issues.

Academic Programs:

·         MBA

·         MBA, with a concentration in social change

·         MBA, with a concentration in sustainability

·         Dual MBA / MS in Community Development and Planning

·         Dual MBA / MS in Environmental Science and Policy

·         Master of Science in Business Analytics

·         Master of Science in Finance

·         Master of Science in Accounting

·         Master of Science in Management

Benefits offered by Clark University Graduate School of Management:

Scholarship Amount

 40% Tuition Scholarship
 Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually  Varies, depending on number of
 eligible City Year members who are
 admitted to Clark University.
Application Fee Waiver

Yes.  See below for details.
 Additional Scholarships Available  Yes. City Year eligible candidates will
 be considered for tuition merit
 scholarships based on academic and
 professional credentials, as well as
 program recruiting priorities.


Eligibility & Additional Info

  • Each admitted and matriculated student will be eligible to receive the benefits stated above.
  • Eligible members of the City Year community include currently serving AmeriCorps members, alumni who completed a term of AmeriCorps service, and staff members employed for at least two years. 

To Apply

  • Click here to access the Clark University Graduate School of Management's admissions website and apply online.

Follow these steps during the application process to identify your City Year affiliation, access application fee waiver and be considered for the scholarship:

  • Step 1:  Request City Year service verification letter: Please email the City Year Alumni & Career Services Department at with "Clark University Graduate School of Management - 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 back to you and it should be uploaded to your application.
  •  Step 2: Identify your City Year affiliation on application and upload service verification letter: There is a question on the Application Information page that asks “Will you be receiving any outside (non-Clark) sources of assistance, including financial assistance from your employer?” City Year applicants should answer “Yes”. Then a “Please specify” drop down box appears and applicants can identify themselves as “City Year” applicants from the drop down menu.  Once the applicant submits their application, they will be prompted to pay their application fee in the Applicant Status Page. City Year applicants should NOT pay the application fee. Instead, upload your Description of Service under “Upload Materials”.
  • Step 3: Application fee waiver approved:  Upon receipt of your application with the service verification letter, the Admissions Office will communicate that your application fee has been waived.
  • Note: To be considered for City Year scholarship:  Be sure to highlight your City Year service experience as part of your essay.

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.