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Saint Anselm College

City Year is proud to partner with Saint Anselm College, a nationally recognized Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college where students will discover their passions, experience cherished traditions, and unlock their full potential.

Saint Anselm College offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

$5,000-$7,500 scholarships

The minimum City Year Scholarship is $5,000- $7,500 annually towards full-time tuition for qualified City Year applicants for study in an undergraduate degree program.

Scholarships are renewable for a maximum of four years (eight semesters) for either transfer or first-time freshman students. Students must meet scholarship renewal criteria, including maintaining a CGPA of 2.2 or better and continued full-time enrollment. Scholarship amounts vary based on residential or commuter status.

Students may be eligible for additional merit scholarships and need-based aid.

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.

Additional benefits

  • There is no application fee for prospective students.
  • Enrollment deferral: A one-year deferral is available for accepted students who decide to serve additional time with City Year before enrolling at Saint Anselm.

Why City Year loves Saint Anselm College

Founded in 1889 by the Benedictine monks of St. Mary’s Abbey of Newark, New Jersey, Saint Anselm is a small private nonprofit college dedicated to delivering a first-rate, liberal arts education. Offering over 100 academic programs and 80 student clubs and organizations, Saint Anselm incorporates opportunities for professional and career preparation and does so in a learning community that encourages the lifelong pursuit of the truth and fosters intellectual, moral, and spiritual growth to sustain and enrich its graduates’ personal lives, work, and engagement within local, national, and global communities.

To apply

Visit the Saint Anselm admission website to learn more about the application process and to apply online.

The deadline to apply to Saint Anselm College is February 1. For those interested in nursing, an application must be submitted by December 1.

To identify your City Year affiliation & to apply

To waive the application fee, please use the fee waiver code “CY1889”.

To be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing with “Saint Anselm College: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and your 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

To contact the Office of Admission, please call (603) 641-7500 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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