City Year alumni, staff, and corps members are eligible for 25 percent tuition scholarships ($11K+ annually) toward a Middlebury Institute master’s degree plus matching funds for the Segal Education Award.


We’ve partnered with City Year to provide scholarships to qualified alumni, staff, and corps members. You’re eligible to receive a 25 percent scholarship toward a Middlebury Institute master’s degree as well as matching funds for the Segal Education Award.

Segal Education Award

We match the Segal Education Award up to the maximum award of $7,395 each year as a part of your merit or need-based scholarship awards.


City Year alumni, staff, and corps members qualify for the scholarship if you meet certain eligibility criteria:

  • You must meet the admissions requirements to your degree program of choice.
  • Scholarships will be awarded to City Year corps members or alumni who have successfully completed at least one year of service or to staff members employed for at least two years.

How to Apply

  • Determine your degree program.
  • Submit your application by the next deadline.
  • Indicate your affiliation with City Year when prompted on the online application.
  • To apply for your Segal Education Award, you must request the award using your City Year / AmeriCorps account.
  • You can waive the application fee.

Next Steps

Prospective students

Partner representatives

Contact Senior Director of Institutional Partnerships Jill Stoffers.

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