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City Year



Every year, nearly 3,000 young people join City Year and dedicate 11 months to make a lasting impact on students and communities across the country. #makebetterhappen is a place where you can hear some of the great things that are happening every day, from the AmeriCorps members themselves. It is a place where thousands of stories all add up to #makebetterhappen. At City Year, we are working to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support that students actually need, and what their schools are designed and resourced to provide. In doing so, we helping to increase graduation rates across the country, and changing the lives of the students we serve. Eligibility: Have a college degree or have attended some college, have a high school diploma or GED. Be able to dedicate 11 months to full-time service. Be between the ages of 18 and 25. Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident alien. Have served no more than 3 terms in another AmeriCorps, NCCC or VISTA program. Agree to a background or security check.


Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Bachelors degree (not currently enrolled)

Age minimum or maximum:*
Minimum and/or maximum age? 18-25

Open to international students:

Required to demonstrate financial need:

Discipline Area(s):
Open to All Disciplines

Demographic Information (preferred or required):
All, First generation college students , Minorities, USC students

Award type:
Scholarship, Volunteer opportunity

Amount Awarded:
Amount varies
Other: Bi-weekly Stipend and Segal Education Award ($5,734)


Application Information:

Application Deadline:

Date application is available:

USC endorsement required:

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