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Antioch University

City Year is proud to partner with Antioch University, a nonprofit institution of higher learning founded on the principles of rigorous liberal arts education, innovative experiential learning and socially engaged citizenship, with their campus in New England offering a 25% tuition scholarship.

Antioch University New England offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

25% scholarships

Antioch University New England: A 25% tuition scholarship will be awarded to up to two City Year applicants per year towards any full-time graduate or Ph.D. program and is renewable each year for a maximum of two years. See list of eligible graduate programs and doctoral programs.

Scholarship recipients must meet Antioch University New England admissions criteria.

Scholarships are awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alums who complete at least one term of service and City Year staff employed for at least two years.

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

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: A one-year deferral is available for admitted students who choose to serve additional time with City Year before starting their graduate study with Antioch University New England.

Why City Year loves Antioch University New England

Antioch University New England provides transformative education through scholarship, innovation and community action for a just and sustainable society. Antioch University New England is committed to innovative academic excellence, integrating practice with theory in a collaborative learning environment that is attentive to multiple learning styles; believes in ecological stewardship and social justice; cultivates local as well as global perspectives to educate students with diverse backgrounds and opinions to become leaders of change; values community engagement using place-based practices to foster scholarship, activism and service-learning and creates organizational integrity through shared governance.

To apply

To apply and learn about the application deadlines for each program, please visit the admissions website for Antioch New England.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please self-identify your City Year affiliation on your résumé and/or essay.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

To get the application fee waived and be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing with “Antioch University” in the subject line. Within the email, include your service site and your AmeriCorps graduation month and year. This letter will be sent electronically by City Year to the admissions office and added to your applicant file.

To contact the admissions office

Antioch University New England: please call (603) 283-2130 or email with any questions.

Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. AmeriCorps members, alums 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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