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Boston University Questrom School of Business

City Year is proud to partner with Boston University's Questrom School of Business, which feels that City Year applicants bring a rich perspective to their education that will add to the Social Impact Master of Business Administration program.

Boston University’s Questrom School of Business offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

$30,000 scholarships

A minimum $30,000 scholarship will be awarded to at least three City Year applicants for the full-time Social Impact Master of Business Administration. The City Year Scholarship will provide a minimum award of $15,000 for the first year and is renewable for a second year.

Applicants must meet Questrom’s admissions requirements. Enrolled students must meet the terms as noted in Questrom’s scholarship terms and acceptance, found in their admissions packet.

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 aid depending on the strength of their application.

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: A one-year enrollment deferral is offered to admitted students who decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their studies. If a deferment is needed, the City Year applicant should contact Questrom School of Business regarding the process for deferment.

Why City Year loves Boston University’s Questrom School of Business

Boston University’s Questrom School of Business prepares innovative and ethical leaders who understand the impact of business on society and create value for the world. Students comprehend organizational systems, the vital role of leadership and the forces transforming the global economy. Questrom generates scholarly knowledge and insights that advance management practice through its research, teaching and community engagement.

The Social Impact Master of Business Administration, founded in 1975, is designed for students who seek to use core business management skills to address society’s most challenging humanitarian and social problems in the global economy. This course of study will prepare leaders with the financial, operational, leadership and entrepreneurial skills to lead and manage in today’s changing environment.

To apply

Please visit Questrom’s admissions website to learn more about program deadlines and 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 complete this online application. Once the request has been processed, you will receive a follow-up email with additional instructions on how to submit your application. Do NOT click “submit and pay for programs” before receiving the instructions, as the graduate school is unable to refund application fees.

To contact the admissions office

To contact the graduate admissions office, please call (617) 353-2670 or email

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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