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Mount Holyoke College graduate programs

City Year is proud to partner with Mount Holyoke College's graduate programs in education, offering 50% tuition scholarships.

Mount Holyoke College’s graduate programs in education offer City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

50% scholarships

The scholarship award will be equal to 50% of tuition for up to two City Year recipients per degree 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: Space permitting, Mount Holyoke College will allow deferrals up to one year if accepted applicants decide to serve additional time with City Year.

Why City Year loves Mount Holyoke College’s graduate programs in education

Mount Holyoke College prides itself on helping teachers create change in the world. The graduate programs in education reflect this through their academic philosophy, pedagogical approach and student-centered design. Like the field of education, Mount Holyoke’s graduate programs in education are continuously evolving to meet the changing needs of its student population and the field of education.

Click here to read about City Year alums who chose professional and graduate education at Mount Holyoke College.

To apply

Admission is rolling; however, there are priority deadlines for students interested in scholarships, and some programs only admit students at particular times of the year.

Visit the graduate admissions website for application details and to apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please contact the Professional and Graduate Education Office and state your City Year affiliation and dates of service and reference our partnership.

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 alumni@cityyear.org with “Mount Holyoke College: service verification letter” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and your AmeriCorps graduation month and year. The service verification letter will be sent back to the applicant for you to upload to your application.

To contact the admissions office

To contact the Professional and Graduate Education Office, please email graduateadmissions@mtholyoke.edu or call (413) 538-3478 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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