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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

Washington, D.C.

American University


  • Offers both on-campus and online degrees for TFA corps members and alumni nationwide
  • Application fee waived
  • Recommendations for application waived
  • 29% tuition discount

Teach For America and ASU are dedicated to retaining Teach For America alumni in Arizona and attracting corps alumni from across the country to take on leadership roles as advocates for children in this state. Since 2007, ASU has offered five fellowships annually to Teach For America alumni, enabling them to pursue graduate degrees in educational leadership from Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

  • Online/On-campus master’s for corps members, alumni, and staff nationwide
  • Ed.M. in Curriculum and Teaching, which offers seven different specialized content tracks
  • 33% tuition discount
  • Tuition discount can be applied to any of the other online and Boston-based graduate programs within the College, including the popular Ed.M. program in higher education administration

Public School Building Leadership M.A., M.Ed.

  • Application fee waived for TFA corps members and alumni
  • Special consideration in the admissions process for alumni
  • Must provide a letter of corps member service verification at the time of application (available on TFA Google App for Education)
  • Contact or with questions
  • Two Leadership in Education Awards annually for TFA alumni enrolling in the full-time masters program
  • Online degree for TFA corps members and alumni nationwide, designed by TFA alumni
  • Deferred payment offered for AmeriCorps recipients
  • Application and registration fees waived
  • Application fee waived for corps members and alumni
  • One-year deferral
  • All applicants to the Donovan Urban Teaching Scholars program are automatically considered for scholarship aid, including Dean’s Awards and Named Scholarships & Fellowships
  • Contact the Admissions Appointments and Events, (617) 552-4214 to learn more. Contact Email:
  • For online programs, please reach out to
  • Educational Leadership & Policy, M.Ed.,Global Perspectives: Teaching, Curriculum, and Learning Environments, M.Ed.,Jesuit Education in a Global World, M.Ed.
  • We award up to five partial scholarships per year to alumni of Teach for America who are interested in pursuing full-time graduate study in one of our on-campus master's degree, advanced certificate or diploma programs, starting in the Fall semester. You must complete your service by the start of the Fall semester to be eligible.
  • To apply, submit our new student scholarship application using the same login credentials you created for your NYU Steinhardt on-campus graduate application, and complete the FAFSA. The deadline for the scholarship application is March 1.
  • Contact information is email: tel: 212 998 5030
  • MAT in Elementary Education, MAT in Secondary Education, MA in Higher Education Administration, Master of Education in Special Education, Doctorate of Education, graduate certificates, and more
  • 25% tuition discount (Full Circle Scholarship) on eligible programs for corps members & alumni
  • Contact to connect with a dedicated enrollment coach 

The following pertains only to the Higher Education Administration and Policy Program: 

  • ​Two-year deferral 
  • Application fee waiver
    • Must provide a letter of corps member service verification at the time of application
    • Must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Preferential consideration
    • Strongest consideration for merit scholarships and internship preferences given to full-time admitted students who meet the early admissions January deadline
    • Rolling admissions throughout the year
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