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Boston University School of Public Health

City Year is proud to partner with Boston University’s School of Public Health, so our alums can continue to effect change in their communities, offering 25% tuition scholarships.

Boston University’s School of Public Health offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

25% scholarships

The scholarship award will be equal to 25% of tuition for all admitted City Year applicants and is renewable in subsequent years of the program for up to five years. Scholarship recipients must meet the School of Public Health’s 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 benefits depending on the strength of their application.

Eligible programs

Master of Public Health

Master of Science

Continuing education

Additional benefits

  • Application fee reimbursement upon being enrolled in a graduate program at the School of Public Health
  • Enrollment deferral: Admitted students may defer enrollment by one year if they decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their studies.

Why City Year loves Boston University’s School of Public Health

Since 1976, Boston University’s School of Public Health has been growing, innovating, discovering and launching the careers of some of the most accomplished and influential professionals in the field. Today, it stands among a select group of public health graduate schools. U.S. News & World Report ranks the School of Public Health eighth in the nation. An outstanding feature of its 19 degree programs is the integration of classroom education, research and field experience. Students at all academic levels assist faculty members in a wide range of public health research.

To apply

Visit the School of Public Health’s admissions website to apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please also 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 reimbursed, please email Chary Ortiz, assistant director of academic partnerships, at chary@bu.edu once you are enrolled in a graduate program at the School of Public Health.

To be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing alumni@cityyear.org with “BUSPH” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served 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

Please call (617) 358-4095 or email asksph@bu.edu 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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