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University of Michigan School of Education

City Year is proud to partner with the University of Michigan’s School of Education, offering $5,000-$10,000 tuition scholarships across its four graduate programs for up to eight City Year applicants.

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

$5,000-$10,000 scholarships

Up to eight City Year applicants will be eligible for minimum tuition scholarships of $5,000 for in-state residents and $10,000 for out-of-state residents across the School of Education’s four graduate programs.

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.

Eligible programs

Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education

Educational studies, non-teacher education

Elementary Master of Arts with certification

Secondary Master of Arts with certification

Additional benefit

Application fee waiver

Why City Year loves the University of Michigan’s School of Education

The University of Michigan’s School of Education seeks 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 of the School of Education 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 School of 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 of Education’s admissions website for more information on the application process and deadlines.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please include your City Year affiliation on your résumé, specifying your service site and dates of service.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

To get the application fee waived and be considered for the scholarship, please request a City Year service verification letter by emailing with “University of Michigan SOE: 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.

Then, upload your official service verification letter on the “additional essay & information” page of the online application. Please do not mail, fax or email your proof of eligibility to the Rackham Graduate School.

To contact the admissions office

To contact the School of Education’s admissions office, please call (734) 615-1528 or schedule a quick chat with a recruiter.

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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