|University Partnership: Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law|
City Year is proud to partner with the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, to offer a $10,000 annually renewable tuition scholarship to the J.D. program for all admitted City Year AmeriCorps members, alumni, and staff.
Founded in 1953, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law provides broad-based legal education that is grounded in academic rigor, practical hands-on training and a foundation in business that prepares graduates for diverse and rewarding legal careers. The Law School, which is accredited by the American Bar Association, offers seven in-house clinics and more than 150 externship opportunities that immerse students in the real-world application of their legal skills. Villanova is home to an Institute and four Centers of Excellence—the Villanova Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation; the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law; the David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance; the Center for Law & Religion; and the John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship—which provide students the opportunity to pursue innovative, interdisciplinary legal fields through study, practical experience and mentorship.
Eligibility & Additional Info
* $10,000 annually renewable scholarship. The scholarship award will be $10,000 annually for all City Year corps members, senior corps members, alumni, and staff who are admitted.
* The scholarship may be renewed in subsequent years provided recipients maintain continuous registration and remain in good academic standing, according to Villanova Law standards.
* Scholarships awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alumni for at least one year of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years.
How to Apply
To Contact the Admissions Office