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Sep 30 2017

University Partnership: University of Southern California School of Social Work – City Year Alumni Website #grad #school #social #work


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City Year is proud to partner with the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work to award six $15,000 Master of Social Work scholarships to City Year AmeriCorps members, alumni or staff, plus additional scholarship opportunities.

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work ranks among the top accredited social work graduate programs in the United States. A recognized leader in academic innovation, experiential learning, online education and translational research, the school prepares students for leadership roles in public and private organizations that serve individuals, families and communities in need. USC is dedicated to reinventing the profession, furthering knowledge and changing social institutions locally, nationally and globally. The school has made innovation a signature feature of its academic and research enterprise, leveraging technology in social work education, clinical practice, research and community development, as evidenced through the creation of an advanced online platform for distance learning, virtual humans for graduate-level teaching, and a university-based clinic offering mental health services over the Internet. In addition to its signature Master of Social Work (MSW) program, offered both on-campus and online, the school has programs for a PhD in Social Work, a Doctor of Social Work (DSW) and a Master of Nursing Science (MSN).

Scholarship and Fee Waiver Opportunities:

These opportunities are available to City Year alumni who have completed 1 year of service and staff who have been employed for at least 2 years.

Number of Scholarships

City Year Scholarship

$15,000 toward tuition per year, renewable for a second year

2 on-ground MSW students
4 online MSW students (1 per start date cohort)

City Year Service Scholarship

Up to $3,750 toward tuition per semester, renewable.
Part-time students receive award starting in their 3rd semester

5 on-ground MSW students and unlimited online MSW students

Application Fee Waiver

Available to all City Year participants and alumni

Admitted students may defer enrollment for one year if they decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting the graduate program.

Available to all City Year participants and alumni

Applicants will also be considered for additional merit-based awards depending on the strength of the application.

Eligibility Additional Info

  • $15,000 of the scholarship will be applied toward tuition costs for award recipients enrolled in USC’s full-time on ground or online Master of Social Work program.
  • The scholarship is renewable in the second year of the program for a total minimum scholarship of $30,000.

    Accepted City Year applicants who are not offered the $15K scholarship will be considered for the City Year Service Scholarship valued at $3,750 per semester. Part-time students will receive award starting in the 3 rd semester.

  • City Year alumni must have at least one year of service, and City Year staff must be employed for at least two years.
  • Admitted students may defer enrollment for one year if they decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting the graduate program.
  • Applicants will be considered for additional merit-based awards depending on the strength of the application.
  • For More Information

    Meet the City Year National Service Scholars


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