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University of Redlands

City Year is proud to partner with the University of Redlands, an institution that educates and empowers a diverse community of learners for lives of meaning, impact, and joy.

University of Redlands offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

20% scholarships

The City Year Scholarship is valued at 20% of tuition for qualified City Year AmeriCorps members towards full-time study in any degree program at the University of Redlands.

Scholarships are renewable for the duration of the program for either first-time freshman, transfer, or graduate students. All applicants are evaluated for all available scholarships and tuition discounts and may be offered a package that exceeds a 20% discount. In such cases, the single highest discount prevails.

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.

Additional benefits

  • Redlands will waive the application fee for prospective students who apply online.
  • Enrollment deferral: A one-year deferral is available for accepted students who decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their studies.

Why City Year loves University of Redlands

Founded in 1907 on the principle of living a life of impact, the University of Redlands has spent over 100 years relentlessly holding true to its foundation—preparing students to make a meaningful difference in their careers and communities. The university offers over 40 undergraduate and more than 30 graduate programs in business, communication science and disorders, education, geographic information systems, public policy at more. At Redlands, students get a personalized, career-relevant, and well-rounded academic experience that helps them grow personally and professionally.

To apply

Visit the University of Redland’s admissions website to learn more about the application process and apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation

City Year applicants to Redlands must identify themselves to their assigned enrollment counselor.

To apply for the scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing alumni@cityyear.org with “University of Redlands: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and your AmeriCorps graduation month and year. This letter will be sent electronically by City Year to the applicant and the applicant should submit the letter with their application materials.

To contact the admissions office

To contact the Office of Admissions call 800-455-6054, or email Admissions@redlands.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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