City Year and AmeriCorps Undergraduate Scholarships

Give a Year ProgramWheelock College is proud to be part of the City Year Alumni University Partnerships and the Segal AmeriCorps Education programs, through which we offer scholarships to selected Wheelock undergraduate students who spend a year serving as AmeriCorps or City Year corps members. City Year and AmeriCorps unite young people of all backgrounds to serve as tutors, mentors, and role models for children across the U.S. This partnership brings idealistic and committed students with a high level of maturity, insight, and experience to Wheelock.


Up to 10 scholarships are awarded annually to students enrolled full-time in one of Wheelock's undergraduate programs. Applicants must be one of the following:

  • Current AmeriCorps or City Year corps members
  • Alumni who have successfully completed at least one year of service to City Year or AmeriCorps
  • City Year staff members employed for at least two years

Only students applying for fall admission will be considered for the scholarship. Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA, be in good academic and social standing, and be enrolled full-time.

Scholarship Benefits

Each scholarship provides a minimum of $15,000 annually ($7,500 each semester) and will be renewable each year the student remains enrolled full-time and in good academic standing. Applicants will be considered for additional financial aid depending on the strength of their application. All applicants will have their application fees waived.

Please note that if you are awarded this scholarship, you will not be eligible for any other Wheelock College grant or scholarship.

How to Apply

Contact Allison Sherlock, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, at or 617-879-2038.

Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for Early Action admission is December 1 and for Regular Decision (rolling admissions) is February 15. For more information about the application process for Wheelock College, please visit the Undergraduate Admissions web pages.

Learn More

To learn more about Wheelock College undergraduate programs, please visit the Undergraduate Programs web page.
To learn more about City Year, please visit
To learn more about AmeriCorps, please visit

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