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University Partnership: University of Miami School of Education & Human Development


City Year is proud to partner with the University of Miami School of Education & Human Development, whose vision is to be a center of excellence in the promotion and integration of educational, psychological, and physical well-being in multicultural communities, offering a 25% tuition scholarship for their graduate program in Community and Social Change.


Background

University of Miami School of Education & Human Development has long been noted for its excellence. The school’s vision is to be a center of excellence in the promotion and integration of educational, psychological, and physical well-being in multicultural communities. Accordingly, they have aligned their three departments – Teaching and Learning (TAL), Educational and Psychological Studies (EPS), and Exercise and Sport Sciences (ESS) – to help move along the path toward that vision.



Benefits offered by the University of Miami School of Education & Human Development:


Scholarship Amount 25% off tuition annually
Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually All admitted
Application Fee Waiver Reimbursement for matriculated students*
Enrollment Deferral One-year deferral


* Upon a student’s initial enrollment, the school will refund that student’s application fee ($65) through a credit that will be applied to her/his account at the University.


Eligibility & Additional Info

  • 25% Tuition Scholarship to the graduate program in Community and Social Change. The award will be equal to 25% of tuition for all admitted City Year corps, alumni and staff members per year. City Year give a year scholars shall be entitled to receive the 25% reduction in tuition as long as they are enrolled in the Program and remain in good academic standing as required and defined by the Program. However, the 25 % reduction in tuition will only be available to the individual City Year scholar for a maximum of two (2) years from the commencement of the City Year Participant’s enrollment in the Program.

  • Scholarships awarded to City Year alumni for at least one year of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years.

  • A one-year deferral for admitted students who decide to serve with City Year for additional time before starting their study with the graduate program in Community.

  • Applicants will be considered for additional merit-based awards depending on the strength of the application.

Eligible Programs:
  • Community and Social Change graduate program


To Apply

Prospective students must have all application materials submitted by March 1. The program begins in late August with the required foundational course "Community Well-being and Change: Theory and Practice".

To Identify Your City Year Affiliation

  • Please contact the Admissions Office (below) to be considered for the scholarship described above. Please 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 alumni@cityyear.org with "University of Miami SOE" 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 Admissions Office

Please contact Shelley Lue-Foung, Administrator and Assistant to the Chair for the Department of Educational and psychological Studies, by emailing sluefoung@miami.edu or calling 305.284.3001.

 

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.

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