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University Partnership: The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
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City Year is proud to partner with The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in offering 25% annual tuition scholarships for its full-time Global MBA program. The Carey Business School is a premier humanistic learning community with the goal of developing global business leaders and transforming organizations, communities, and society through discovery, education, entrepreneurship, and engagement.


The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School shares the Johns Hopkins University’s dedication to improving lives on a global scale by addressing pivotal societal issues, including health, poverty, education, and environmental sustainability through rigorous research and education. For the school, this means the transformation of business education, and repurposing the traditional business school toolkit to reflect the school’s principles of humanity, compassion, innovation, and opportunity. The world needs leaders who understand how business shapes the future and influences our behavior across industries, continents, and cultures. The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School teaches business with humanity in mind.

Benefits offered by The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Scholarship Amount 25% annual tuition scholarship for the Global MBA, MBA/MA in Design Leadership, Full-time Master of Science programs (Enterprise Risk Management, Finance, Marketing, Health Care Management, Real Estate and Infrastructure, Information Systems)
Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually Up to 3
Application Fee Waiver Yes
Enrollment Deferral One-year deferral


Eligibility and Additional Information

  • 25% Tuition Scholarship. The scholarship award for The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School will be equal to 25% of tuition for up to three City Year corps members, alumni or staff members per year.
  • Scholarships renewable for a maximum of two years, contingent upon satisfactory performance in the first year.
  • Scholarships awarded to City Year alumni who have at least one year of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years.
  • A one-year deferral for students admitted to the program who decide to serve with City Year before starting with Johns Hopkins.
  • Applicants may be considered for additional merit-based awards depending on the strength of the application.


To Apply


Applications are currently being accepted for the summer 2016 (MBA/MA in Design Leadership) and fall 2016 (Global MBA and Full-time Master of Science programs).

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to learn more about the application process and to apply online.


To Identify and Verify Your City Year Affiliation

  • To receive a waiver of the application fee and to be considered for the give a year scholarship, please contact the Carey Business School Admissions Office. Please state that you served with City Year and refer to our partnership.

  • Service Verification Letter: To get the application fee waived and to be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing with "The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School: City Year verification letter request" 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.

To Contact the Carey Business School Admissions Office

Please call 410-234-9200 or email

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.