|University Partnership: The ACED Fellows Program at Illinois State University|
The Applied Community and Economic Development (ACED) Fellows Program at Illinois State University is designed for AmeriCorps alums and staff to take their careers to the next level. Through coursework and an 11-month paid internship, students earn a master’s degree in
Within each degree program, the applied community/economic development subplan covers a range of topics, including project design and management, grant writing, and other subjects in administration and planning. The ACED Fellows Program includes generous financial support, a truly interdisciplinary classroom, real-world experience, and individual attention.
ACED Fellows must have at least one year of full-time experience in community development or social services or the equivalent (1,700 hours)—as either a paid professional or a volunteer—prior to starting classes. Service with City Year counts towards the requirement.
Learn more about the ACED Fellows Program and meet City Year alumni who graduated/enrolled in the ACED Fellows Program.
Benefits offered by ACED Fellows Program at Illinois State University
Eligibility and Additional Information
Ramya Kumaran '12
Mikva Challenge: http://www.mikvachallenge.org/
Housing Action Illinois: http://housingactionil.org/
East Central IL Area Agency on Aging: http://eciaaa.org/
Stevenson Center: http://stevensoncenter.org/
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.