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Tulane University School of Social Work

City Year is proud to partner with Tulane University’s School of Social Work, a leading graduate school focused on clinical and community-based practice with more than 7,000 alums worldwide, offering 25% annual tuition scholarships.

Tulane University’s School of Social Work offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

25% scholarships

The scholarship award will be 25% of tuition for up to two eligible City Year applicants per year towards the full-time and advanced standing Master of Social Work programs.

The scholarship may be renewed in subsequent semesters provided the recipients maintain continuous registration and remain in good academic standing, according to the School of Social Work’s standards.

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.

The scholarships described above represent the minimum awards; applicants will be considered for additional merit-based aid depending on the academic strength of their application.

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: The School of Social Work may permit deferrals up to one year if accepted students decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their studies.

Why City Year loves Tulane University’s School of Social Work

Tulane University’s School of Social Work educates and inspires future social workers to engage in integrated clinical and community practice that is culturally responsive and relationship-centered to enhance the well-being and equitable treatment of individuals, families and communities.

The Master of Social Work program at Tulane University helps future leaders to realize the value of human diversity and engage in inclusive, anti-oppressive practice in order to promote social and economic justice. The program prepares its students to engage in evidence-informed practice and community engagement and promotes social mobility, system navigation and increased access to resources by building upon the diverse, culturally rich and inspiring environment of New Orleans.

To apply

Visit the Master of Social Work’s admissions website to learn more about deadlines, application requirements and apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please contact the admissions office and state that you served with City Year and reference this partnership. On the application, check the box for “City Year/AmeriCorps.”

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

To get the application fee waived and be considered for the scholarship, please email the City Year Alumni and Career Services Department at with “Tulane SSW: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and dates of service. This letter will be sent directly to the admissions office and added to your applicant file.

To contact the admissions office

Please email or call (800) 631-8234 to connect directly with the admissions team.

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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