AmeriCorps Partnership

The Garland School of Social Work at Baylor University is dedicated to helping AmeriCorps alumni continue their education. We are committing the following benefits for AmeriCorps alumni applying to the residential Waco Master of Social Work Program:

  • We waive the $45 application fee for all eligible AmeriCorps alumni applying to our Master of Social Work Program. To identify your AmeriCorps affiliation and have the application fee waived, contact Please state that you served/are serving with AmeriCorps and reference our partnership.
  • Admitted eligible AmeriCorps alumni will have the option to defer admission into the Master of Social Work Program for up to one year.
  • Award of 15% tuition remission for 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.
  • 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.

The above benefits are available to students applying to our Waco Master of Social Work program. To qualify for an award, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours per semester. For information about our MSW Program and the application process, please visit

Learn more about the program here.