City Year Partnership

The Garland School of Social Work is proud to be a member of City Year's University Partnerships program and offers the following benefits to City Year Americorps members, alumni and staff who apply to our residential (Waco,TX) Master of Social Work program and are accepted to any of our graduate programs:

  • application fee waiver
  • one-year deferral
  • Award of 15% tuition remissionfor up to four (4) recipients and 1 guaranteed graduate assistantship stipend for one (1) recipient per year at our Waco campus. To qualify for the award, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours per semester.
The above benefits are available to students applying to our Master of Social Work program at the Waco, TX campus .

Learn more about the City Year partnership here.

  • Submit a letter verifying City Year affiliation as part of the application process. Please email with "Baylor University: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line and include the site where you served and dates of service in the email. This letter will be sent to the Admissions Office on your behalf.
  • To be considered for all tuition discount awards, eligible AmeriCorps alumni applicants will be required to submit an additional essay as part of their Master of Social Work Application.
  • Contact the Admissions Office at or (254) 710-6411, to get the application fee waived and be considered for the scholarship described above. Please state that you served with City Year and reference this partnership.

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