The Semester in the City Education Award

Calling All SITC Grads!

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About the Carsey School-SITC Alumni Education Award

Students who have successfully completed the Semester in the City program through the College For Social Innovation (CFSI) are eligible to receive a $5,000 Education Award to pursue a master’s degree at the Carsey School of Public Policy in: Community Development (MCD), Public Administration (MPA), or Public Policy (MPP).  Additionally, any student who has completed the Semester in the City program and is pursuing the MPP program is eligible to have their internship requirement waived.


UNH undergraduates enrolled in the MPA or MPP Accelerated Master’s program who have completed their CFSI Semester in the City program are also eligible for this Education Award.



In education funding from the Carsey School

up to 6

Graduate credits financed


Excellent master’s programs to choose from!

The Carsey School Advantage

Start with Semester in the City and graduate from the Carsey School prepared for a career with impact and the knowledge required for interdisciplinary problem-solving, insightful analysis, effective advocacy, compelling communications, and winning strategies that lead to impactful change and stronger communities.

Eric Schwarz, co-founder and CEO of the College for Social Innovation

“Semester in the City lights a fire for many undergraduates around careers in social change and social innovation. For many of these students, in addition to doing the work, there is a hunger to better understand systemic change. Carsey’s education award program is a great opportunity for any aspiring changemaker, and I am excited that the scholarship now opens the doors of opportunity wider!”

~Eric Schwarz, Co-Founder and CEO of College For Social Innovation


Join a cohort of college students eager to grow and make an impact. Semester in the City provides a high-quality internship, an affordable apartment in Boston, and a full semester of credit.

*Please note that applicants are only eligible to receive one Carsey School Education Award.

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