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Eastern University

City Year is proud to partner with Eastern University in offering tuition credit grants on adult undergraduate and graduate programs.

Eastern University offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

10%-25% scholarships

A City Year Scholarship will be awarded to all accepted City Year applicants per year in the following amounts:

Scholarships are awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alums who complete at least one term of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years.

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: a one-year deferral is offered for students serving another year with City Year.

Why City Year loves Eastern University

Eastern University is a nationally recognized Christian university enrolling approximately 5,700 students in a wide array of undergraduate, graduate, professional, seminary and online programs. The university’s main campus is located in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, with additional locations in Philadelphia and Harrisburg. Eastern’s core values of faith, reason and justice are woven into all of its educational programs.

To apply

Visit Eastern University’s admissions website to apply.

For questions regarding the application or admissions, please contact Delano M. Shane, director of educational initiatives, at (267) 969-3816, ext. 103 or dshane@eastern.edu.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please identify your City Year affiliation through a checkbox on the online application.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

To get the application fee waiver and be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing alumni@cityyear.org with “Eastern University GPS: (specify adult undergraduate or graduate)” 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.

A tuition discount will not be issued to any applicant until ALL admissions requirements are met, materials have been submitted to the admissions office by the deadline and an admission decision is rendered.

Upon notification of acceptance, the tuition grant will be applied by the recruiter to the student’s account.

To contact the admissions office

Please contact the admissions office at (800) 732-7669 or gpsadmissions@eastern.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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