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University of Michigan Marsal Family School of Education

City Year is proud to partner with Marsal Education, offering 25% tuition scholarships.

The University of Michigan’s Marsal Family School of Education offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

25% tuition scholarships

All admitted City Year applicants will be eligible for 25% tuition scholarships across Marsal Education’s eligible undergraduate and graduate programs (listed below).

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.

The scholarships described above represent the minimum awards; applicants will be considered for additional need-based and merit-based aid and awards may affect each other.

Eligible programs


Undergraduate First-Year Admitting Program:

Undergraduate Junior-Admitting Program
(students join Marsal Education after earning 54 credits on campus or at an external campus):


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 the University of Michigan’s Marsal Family School of Education

Marsal Education has a mission to generate, study and teach strategies, practices and tools for addressing educational problems and to prepare practitioners, policymakers and researchers who can develop equitable and just educational opportunities. The vision is to be a premier school devoted to developing civically engaged children, youth and adults for a diverse and inclusive society. In pursuing this vision and mission, members of the Marsal Education community value promoting and embodying diversity, inclusion, justice and equity; working in local, national and global contexts; and engaging with and learning from communities and learners.

To apply

Visit the school’s admissions website to learn about the application process and deadlines. Find details on program-specific information sessions for more information.

To identify your City Year affiliation

City Year applicants should self-identify by selecting “Americorps – City Year” when the question is asked on the application. You will be asked to share your dates of service, see information on the verification letter below.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

Undergraduate: If you are not eligible for fee waivers provided via the Common App, please email prior to submitting your application and identify yourself as a City Year applicant.

Graduate: Application fees will automatically be waived for graduate applicants who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.

To be considered for the scholarship, please request a City Year service verification letter by emailing with “University of Michigan Marsal Education: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line. Include the site where you served and dates of service in the email. This letter will be sent directly back to you. Email your letter to with the subject line: City Year Verification Letter.

To contact the admissions office

To contact the Marsal Education’s admissions office, please schedule an appointment with a representative 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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