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Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work

City Year is proud to partner with Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work, offering $17,000 tuition scholarships for the on-campus and live virtual Master of Social Work program.

Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

$17,000 scholarships

Up to three admitted City Year applicants per year will be granted a $17,000 tuition scholarship for the on-campus or live virtual classroom Master of Social Work program. The scholarship is renewable in subsequent years for new applicants for up to two years.

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.

City Year alums and staff who graduate from Yeshiva University will be identified as City Year National Service Scholars at graduation ceremonies and/or communications, at the discretion of Yeshiva University.

Additional benefits

  • 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 at Wurzweiler School of Social Work.

Why City Year loves Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work

Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University is ranked top among the nation as a leader in social work education and creating positive change in the world with a focus on cultural responsiveness, social justice and human transformation. Wurzweiler’s graduate programs will help you advance your career, develop new skills and impact society.

To apply

Please visit Wurzweiler’s admissions website to view application instructions and deadlines and apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation

To identify your City Year affiliation, please select “yes” in answer to the question “Are you a City Year employee or a City Year corps member/alum?” on the online application.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

To receive the application fee waiver, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at gradschool@yu.edu.

To be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing alumni@cityyear.org with “Yeshiva University MSW: service verification letter” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and dates of service. This letter will be sent to back to you to upload to the “additional information” section of the online application.

To contact the admissions office

Please email Kristina Kisch, Director of Admissions and Recruitment, at kristina.kisch@yu.edu 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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