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City Year is proud to partner with Regis University, the only Jesuit university in the Rocky Mountains and one of the top private universities in Colorado, offering $28,000 tuition scholarships towards traditional undergraduate programs.

Regis University offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

$28,000 tuition scholarships

All accepted City Year applicants enrolling in Regis University’s traditional undergraduate programs will receive a $28,000 tuition scholarship. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of four years (eight semesters) for eligible transfer or first-year incoming students.

Scholarships are awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alum who complete at least one term of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years.

Applicants will also be considered for additional merit-based aid based on the strength of the application

Additional benefits

  • No application fee
  • Regis University will permit admitted students to defer enrollment by one year if they decide to stay with City Year for additional time before starting their studies

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be newly admitted to a traditional undergraduate program at Regis University
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must maintain full-time enrollment each semester

Why City Year loves Regis University

Founded in 1877, Regis University is the only Jesuit university in the Rocky Mountains and one of the top private universities in Colorado. Its vibrant campus, nestled in the dynamic city of Denver, is home to a diverse community of mission-driven leaders bonded by the common purpose of creating a better world. See why over 80,000 alumni chose Regis University as their alma mater, as a testament to the institution’s commitment to academic excellence, innovative program, and generous scholarship opportunities.

This partnership highlights the commitment of both organizations to building a more equitable world through transformative education by providing generous scholarships to students who have served their communities through City Year.

To apply

You can start your free Regis University admission application at

Regis applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline for Early Decision applications is Oct. 1 and enrollment deposits are due on May 1. Learn more about admissions requirements and timelines here.

To identify your City Year affiliation

After completing your application, please contact Regis University’s office of admissions to identify yourself as a City Year applicant.

To apply for the scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, a verification letter must be requested by emailing with the subject line “Regis University: City Year verification letter request”. The City Year Alumni Impact Team will verify the service and send the verification letter to Regis University.

To contact the admissions office

Please call (303) 458-4900 or toll-free at 1-800-944-7667, or email us at 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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