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University Partnership: Babson College's F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business


City Year is proud to partner with Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business to offer a 25% annual tuition scholarship for the Babson MBA One-Year program, the Babson MBA Two-Year program.




Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. As the only school to teach Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®, Babson shapes the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose. Every day, Babson students address real-world business and societal problems, creating sustainable economic and social value in today’s fast-paced global economy.

Benefits offered by Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business

Scholarship Amount            25% annual tuition scholarship
Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually 1
Application Fee Waiver Yes
Enrollment Deferral Contact admissions to inquire


Eligibility & Additional Info

  • 25% tuition scholarship.  The scholarship award will be 25% of tuition, for up to 1 (one) recipient annually. 

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

  • The scholarship may be renewed in subsequent years provided recipients maintain continuous registration and remain in good academic standing, according to Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business standards.

  • Scholarships described above represent the minimum awards; applicants will be considered for additional merit-based aid based on the academic strength of the application.

Eligible Programs

Babson MBA One-Year Program

Babson MBA Two-Year Program

To Apply



  • Click here to access Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business admissions website and apply online.

  • Identify your City Year affiliation:
    • To identify your City Year affiliation: Please identify yourself as affiliated with City Year by choosing "City Year” in the dropdown menu on the online application. Otherwise, please contact the Admissions Office and state that you served with City Year and reference our partnership. Once you choose "City Year”, the application fee will automatically be waived.

    • 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 with "Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business" 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 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.