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Clark University School of Professional Studies

City Year is proud to partner with Clark University’s School of Professional Studies, offering tuition scholarships to City Year applicants.

Clark University’s School of Professional Studies offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

30% scholarships

All eligible City Year applicants will receive a 30% tuition scholarship to a qualifying master’s program.

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.

Eligible programs

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: a one-year deferral for admitted students who decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their studies.

Why City Year loves Clark University’s School of Professional Studies

As the first all-graduate institution in the United States, Clark University has a long history of excellence in graduate education. For more than 75 years, Clark University’s School of Professional Studies has strengthened that reputation by delivering relevant, rigorous academic programs for professional learners and recent college graduates seeking to advance in their careers. With students from more than 90 countries and partnerships with 150 nonprofits and businesses around the world, the School of Professional Studies recognizes that today’s classroom spans the world.

To apply

Visit Clark University’s graduate admissions website to apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation

To identify your City Year affiliation, please request a service verification letter by emailing the City Year Alumni and Career Services Department at with “Clark University School of Professional Studies: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and dates of service. This letter will be sent back to you, and it should be uploaded to your application.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

  1. On the additional information page of the application, please answer “yes” to “Do you have an affiliation with a recognized
  2. Once you answer yes, an additional drop-down will appear. Please select City Year.
  3. As a result of the above two steps, your application fee will be automatically waived and you will be considered for the associated scholarship.

To contact the admissions office

Please call (508) 793-7373 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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