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Explore Your Interests and Advance Your Career at Our Grad School Fair

May 17, 2016

“The best information about what you love
is in your last contact 
with what you love.” – Bales and Orland.

Maybe you’ve known since you were eight years old that you wanted to become a teacher, an entrepreneur, or an international traveler. Or maybe you were a “late bloomer” and didn’t realize what you loved until your AmeriCorps service. At the AmeriCorps Alums Virtual Grad School Fair on May 19, you’ll be able to explore opportunities to study what you love and browse schools from across the country without having to leave your home or office.

Register for the May 19th grad fair to talk one-on-one with graduate school recruiters looking for their next class of passionate and talented students like you.

View information below about each school’s program offerings, location, and financial incentives to see which could be the right fit for you.

Gold- Level Sponsor Schools in Attendance

hELLER WITH GOLDBrandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management  

Programs/Degrees: Business, Education, Environmental & Public Health Policy/Management, International Development, Nonprofit Management, Public Management/Administration/Policy

Location: Waltham, MA

Financial Incentives: Guaranteed minimum 40% tuition scholarship (includes and often exceeds the education award match). The application fee will be waived.

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Programs/Degrees: Master of Science in International Development and Service, Business Administration

Location: New York, NY and Internationally

Financial Incentives: $5,500 automatic scholarship to all AmeriCorps Alums and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The application fee will be waived.

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Additional Sponsor Schools in Attendance  

Clark University

Programs/Degrees: Community Development & Planning, International Development, Business, Public Administration, Information Technology, Education, English, Environmental Science & Policy, Geographic Information Science

Location: Worcester, MA

Financial Incentives: Waived application fee; AmeriCorps Eli Segal Education Award match school. Clark GSOM also offers AmeriCorps alumni a minimum 40% tuition scholarship to a GSOM degree program of their choosing. Scholarships can range up to 100% of tuition based on merit.

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Concordia University Portland

Programs/Degrees: MA in International Development and Service, MA in Community Psychology, MAT, MA TESOL, M.Ed., Ed.D., MBA, JD

Location: Portland, OR

Financial Incentives: Special scholarships are available for AmeriCorps alumni ranging from $4,000-$10,000 (depending on the program), and the AmeriCorps Eli Segal Education award may also be used

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Indiana University, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Programs/Degrees: MA & Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Financial Incentives: AmeriCorps Eli Segal Education Award match school; graduate assistantships

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Marist College

Programs/Degrees: Public Administration, Business Administration, Integrated Marketing Communication, Communication, Education, Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Information Systems, Computer Science Software Development, Physician Assistant Studies, Museum Studies

Location: Poughkeepsie, NY

Financial Incentives:  25% tuition discount for AmeriCorps members; based on the 2015/2016 tuition rates this equates to savings of between $5,625 upwards to $12,750 depending on the program.

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Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Programs/Degrees: International Education, International Policy & Development, MPA, MBA, TESOL, TFL, International Trade and Economic Diplomacy, Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies, Translation & Interpretation

Location: Monterey, CA

Financial Incentives: preferential scholarships, an application fee waiver, and matching funds for the Segal Education Award.

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Northeastern University

Programs/Degrees: wide range of research and professional graduate degrees

Location: Boston, MA (Seattle, Charlotte and San Jose)

Financial Incentives: Full Circle Scholarship for AmeriCorps Alums (25% tuition discount)

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The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Programs/Degrees: Master’s, Ed.D., and Ph.D. options

Location: Philadelphia, PA

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Prescott College

Programs/Degrees: Adventure Education, Cultural and Regional Studies, Environment, Humanities, Psychology and Counseling, Social Justice & Human Rights, Sustainability Education

Location: Prescott, AZ

Financial Incentives: AmeriCorps Eli Segal Education Award match school

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Programs/Degrees: various programs leading to Ph.D, Ed.D, MS.Ed., and M.Phil.Ed


Urban Teachers

Programs/Degrees: Education

Location: Baltimore, MD, Dallas/FortWorth, and D.C. Site Offices

Financial Incentives: UTC provides a full scholarship for two masters: Elementary Education, Secondary Literacy or Secondary Math AND Special Education. AmeriCorps alums can use their Segal award toward their cost of living expenses in Year 1. UTC participants start earning  a full teacher salary starting Year 2.

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Washington University in St. Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work

Programs/Degrees: MSW, MPH (plus Ph.D. options)

Location: St. Louis, MO

Financial Incentives: AmeriCorps Eli Segal Education Award match school, admission deferral option to those applying for admission prior to beginning AmeriCorps. All AmeriCorps volunteers and alumni are eligible for an application fee waiver.

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Willamette University MBA

Programs/Degrees: Business Administration, Non-profit management

Location: Salem, OR

Financial Incentives: Offers an AmeriCorps Matching Grant for up to one year of service. The award is renewable for the second year. The student must be admitted to Willamette’s Early Career and Career Change MBA program and be attending full-time. In addition, applicants will be considered for merit-based scholarship awards up to 100% of tuition. Application fee is waived.

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