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Bentley University McCallum School of Business

City Year is proud to partner with Bentley University’s McCallum Graduate School of Business, a leading graduate school focused on business administration and developing accountable leaders, offering City Year applicants eligibility to participate in the Dean's Leadership Award Program.

Bentley University’s McCallum Graduate School of Business offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

50%-100% scholarships

The Dean’s Leadership Award Program is a unique scholarship fund that awards academically excellent students who are committed to leadership and social responsibility with scholarships for the Master of Business Administration or Master of Science programs. Merit scholarship award amounts vary by program:

  • a minimum of two annual scholarships ranging from 50 – 100% tuition scholarships

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

Applicants are also eligible to be considered for further merit opportunities.

Additional benefit

Application fee waiver
Enrollment deferral: Admitted students may defer enrollment by one year if they decide to stay with City Year for additional time before starting their studies.

Why City Year loves Bentley University’s McCallum Graduate School of Business

Bentley University’s McCallum Graduate School of Business is among the top-ranked graduate business schools in the United States. Widely recognized for its commitment to producing accountable leaders, Bentley fosters a culture that emphasizes progressive thinking, ethical conduct and global understanding. Bentley cultivates a dynamic learning community where students and faculty work together to find innovative ways of addressing complex business issues.

To apply

Visit McCallum’s admissions website to apply online.

Application deadlines

Applications are accepted and processed in the following priority round as well as on a rolling admissions basis:

  • Priority round – February 1
  • Rolling admissions – May 1 (deadline for full-time and international, F-1 seeking applicants)
  • Rolling admissions – August 1 (deadline for part-time domestic and SEVIS transfer applicants)

Please review McCallum’s deadlines and requirements page for more details.

To identify your City Year affiliation

To be considered as a Dean’s Leadership Scholar, City Year applicants must indicate that they are a member of a Dean’s Leadership Award partner organization (City Year) on the online application.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

To get the application fee waived and be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing with “Bentley University” in the subject line. Within the email, include your service site and 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 contact Sean Connolly, associate director of graduate admissions, at (781) 891-2108 or 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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