City Year is proud to partner with Cambridge College, a unique institution where working adults can build their education on a lifetime of learning and through this relationship be eligible to receive tuition scholarships.
Cambridge College offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff
Give a Year Scholarship: offers a 25% tuition scholarship for up to five City Year applicants per year towards qualifying undergraduate and graduate programs and is renewable for up to six years.
City Year Service Scholarship: For all admitted City Year applicants who do not receive the Give a Year Scholarship, Cambridge College will offer the City Year Service Scholarship, which is equivalent to 15% of tuition for qualifying undergraduate and graduate programs and renewable for up to six years.
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.
Applicants can apply to any of the undergraduate or graduate programs and modalities offered by Cambridge College, including online programs.
- Application fee waiver
- Enrollment deferral: a one-year deferral for students admitted to the program who decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their study with Cambridge College.
Why City Year loves Cambridge College’s undergraduate programs
Cambridge College’s undergraduate programs deliver relevant and practical knowledge that fosters critical thinking, effective communication, creative problem-solving, dynamic teambuilding, respect for diversity and civic engagement. A leader and pioneer in adult learning, Cambridge College provides academically excellent, time-efficient and affordable higher education to a diverse population of working adults who are recognized as an asset to the classroom, the community and our society.
Why City Year loves Cambridge College’s graduate programs
A leader and pioneer in adult learning, Cambridge College provides academically excellent, time-efficient and affordable higher education to a diverse population of working adults who are recognized as an asset to the classroom, the community and our society. Cambridge College offers graduate, doctoral and professional degrees as well as certificate programs through the School of Education, School of Management, School of Psychology and Counseling and Cambridge College Global.
The School of Education offers a variety of master’s programs that lead to educator licensure (certification) and professional advancement for teachers and school administrators. The School of Management offers graduate programs that develop managerial skills and knowledge to prepare students for improved management performance, increased advancement opportunities, and more effective leadership in private, public and nonprofit organizations. The School of Psychology and Counseling provides graduate programs for new and experienced practitioners in the field of counseling and welcomes adult learners who arrive with a wide range of non-traditional experience in counseling and related fields.
To identify your City Year affiliation
Please self-identify your affiliation with City Year 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, please contact the admissions office and state that you served with City Year and your dates of service and reference our partnership.
To contact the admissions office
Please call (800) 829-4723 or email email@example.com 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.