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Cambridge College undergraduate programs

City Year is proud to partner with Cambridge College, a unique institution where working adults can build their education on a lifetime of learning, offering tuition scholarships.

Cambridge College’s undergraduate programs offer City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

10%-25% scholarships

Give a Year Scholarship: offers a 25% tuition scholarship for up to five City Year applicants per year towards qualifying undergraduate 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 10% of tuition for qualifying undergraduate 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.

Eligible programs

Please review the list below to see which academic programs are offered at each campus location.

  • Bachelor of Science in management studies (Boston, Lawrence, Springfield, Southern California and online)
  • Bachelor of Science in human services (Boston, Lawrence, Springfield and Southern California)
  • Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies (Boston and Springfield)
  • Bachelor of Arts in psychology (Boston, Lawrence and Southern California)

Additional benefits

  • 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 studies.

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.

To apply

Please visit Cambridge College’s admissions website for more details on the application process and to apply online.

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, please contact the admissions office and state that you served with City Year and reference our partnership.

To contact the admissions office

Please call (800) 829-4723 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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