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Graduate School Partners List


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Search our complete list of graduate school partners who offer TFA corps members and alumni benefits after they complete their time in the corps. These schools are in addition to the partnerships that many TFA regions hold with local graduate schools that provide training and courses to current corps members.

For additional information about degrees in educational leadership, principal certification, and fellowships offered across the country please visit the School Leadership Programs Page

  • One-year MPA offers a unique blend of rigorous coursework, professional development and international study, all delivered in a June-May schedule.
  • A three-month consultancy where students can, for example, work for the Department of Education at Washington, D.C. 
  • Two-year deferral and waiver of deferral deposit and application fee.
  • In order to receive an application fee waiver please contact
  • The deadline to apply is February 12, 2019. We will move to rolling admissions after that date.

The program integrates research, theory and practice to provide students with foundational concepts and core skills in such areas as data analysis and data-based decision making, economic theory and its application in the realm of urban education policy analysis, urban politics and education, human development in an urban education context, and urban demographics.

  • Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy awards alumni of Teach for America who enroll in any of the master’s programs at Heinz College a minimum scholarship of 50% of tuition per semester. 
  • To learn more, prospective students can connect with us today or learn more about the application process.  You may also email David Eber, the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, directly at or 412-268-3347.
  • Up to four $5,000 annual scholarships to TFA alumni
  • Considers TFA alumni for a $5,000 financial aid award for the Master of Public Policy or Master of Public Administration programs
  • One-year deferral
  • Two-year deferral for students who are admitted and choose to join TFA
  • 6 credit-hour reduction award valued at over $6,300
  • waiver of the experiential component of their degrees


John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard

Policy & Government

  • Two-year deferral for students who are admitted and choose to join TFA
  • Offer a TFA Public Service Fellowship


Louisiana State University

Policy & Government

All Graduate Programs

  • Second year corps members may pursue a master’s degree in any subject area tuition-free (does not include cost of fees)
  • Tuition exemption does not extend to veterinary, law or medical schools
  • Tuition exemption covers a portion of the costs associated with a Professional MBA
  • Guaranteed $10,000 scholarship toward a master’s degree
  • Priority consideration for admissions and additional merit and need-based aid
  • Waived application fee

Application fee waived for corps members and alumni 

  • Must submit proof of affiliation with TFA 

Half-tuition scholarship awarded to up to two TFA alumni (full-time or part-time study) 

  • Scholarship available to those applying for Fall enrollment 
  • Must complete corps commitment by the start of the Fall semester
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