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Illinois Institute of Technology

City Year is proud to partner with Illinois Institute of Technology, a leading undergraduate institution focused on engineering, technology, business, psychology and architecture, offering an annual tuition scholarship and housing scholarship.

Illinois Institute of Technology offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

$15,000 scholarships

A $15,000 scholarship will be awarded to all admitted City Year applicants who pursue a full-time undergraduate Bachelor of Science program.

Those who elect to reside at one of the Illinois Institute of Technology’s on-campus residence halls are eligible for a $2,500 housing scholarship.

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 and need-based awards depending on the strength of their application and completion of the FAFSA.

Eligible programs

All full-time Bachelor of Science programs within the following colleges are eligible for the scholarship described above:

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: A one-year deferral is offered for students admitted to an undergraduate program who decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their undergraduate study.

Why City Year loves Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law and design. With five campuses throughout the Chicago area and alums around the world, Illinois Institute of Technology pairs the educational and cultural experiences of America’s Second City with the small feel of an undergraduate population of just over 2,300 and total population of just over 7,400.

To apply

Visit Illinois Tech’s undergraduate admissions website 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

Please contact the undergraduate admissions office to request an application fee waiver and be considered for the scholarship. Please state that you served with City Year and your dates of service and reference our partnership.

To contact the admissions office

Please call (312) 567-3025 or email admission@iit.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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