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Willamette University MBA

City Year is proud to partner with Willamette University MBA- AGSM, an institution that offers a transformative educational experience dedicated to cultivating principled leadership.

Willamette University MBA offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

$25,000 scholarships

The City Year Scholarship is valued at nearly 50% of tuition annually for qualified City Year AmeriCorps members towards full-time study in Willamette University’s Early Career and Career Change MBA program.

Scholarships are renewable for the duration of the program. Students must meet scholarship renewal criteria, including maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or better and continued full-time enrollment.

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

  • There is no application fee for prospective students who submit the online application.
  • 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 Willamette University MBA

Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management delivers Management education with a purpose. Experience the transformative power of an MBA program, dedicated to cultivating principled leadership. Explore the essential purpose and direction of business, with a focus on its responsibilities to society and shareholders to discover the significance of training socially responsible corporate leaders. Willamette University MBA creates leaders in business, government, and non-profit organizations. Their comprehensive range of programs caters to professionals at every stage of their careers – from early professionals to mid -level achievers and seasoned executives.

To apply

Visit Willamette University’s Graduate Application Portal to learn more about the application process and apply online.

Willamette University MBA has a rolling admission policy. However, priority is given to students who complete the application process in a timely manner.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please contact the admissions office to identify yourself as a City Year applicant and reference our partnership. You should also click a checkbox on the application and indicate your City Year affiliation in the essay portion of the application.

To apply for the scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing with “Willamette University MBA: 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 admissions office and added to your applicant file.

To contact the admissions office

To contact the Office of Admissions, please call (503-370-6167 or email 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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