Partnership Programs

We are proud to partner with a select number of distinguished organizations, enabling students to build upon their valued experiences by furthering their public service education and expanding their impact.


For Details and Questions, Please contact Jordan Hensley about these partnership progRams. 
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City of Concord employees may be eligible for up to $5,000 in total education awards to pursue a public service graduate degree at the Carsey School of Public Policy. 

Employees of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) may be eligible for up to $5,000 in total education awards from the Carsey School of Public Policy to pursue our Master in Community Development degree. Eligible employees may also qualify for up to $2,500 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year from LISC when enrolled in the Master in Community Development program at the Carsey School of Public Policy.

Applicable for Community Development Students Only.

The Carsey/NDC Graduate Credit Award Program expands the educational and credentialing opportunities for those that serve the economic and housing development fields across the country. Students who have earned a National Development Council (NDC) Professional Certification may be eligible to receive up to 6 graduate-level credits (2 courses) when enrolled in the Master in Community Development program at the Carsey School of Public Policy. 

Students accepted or enrolled in the Master in Community Development program are also eligible to receive a reduced rate on NDC courses when pursuing a Professional Certification.

Applicable for Community Development Students Only.

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 The Carsey/NeighborWorks Alliance Program expands the educational and credentialing opportunities for those that serve affordable housing and community development fields across the country by offering two award programs:

  • Carsey/NeighborWorks Education Award:  Employees and board members of NeighborWorks and NeighborWorks member organizations may be eligible for up to a total $2,500 Education Award to pursue a Master in Community Development degree at the Carsey School of Public Policy.
  • Carsey/NeighborWorks Graduate Credit Award:  Students that have earned a NeighborWorks Professional Certificate may be eligible to receive up to 6 graduate-level credits (2 courses) when enrolled in the Master in Community Development program at the Carsey School of Public Policy. 

Students may also qualify for additional NeighborWorks course tuition discounts from NeighborWorks when enrolled in their NTI programs, eLearning, and eClassroom Express Classes. NeighborWorks employees are also eligible to receive tuition reimbursement from NeighborWorks America for courses taken in the Master in Community Development program.

Applicable for Community Development Students Only.

Employees and board members of Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and OFN Member CDFIs may be eligible for a $2,500 education award to pursue a Master in Community Development degree at the Carsey School of Public Policy. 

Applicable for Community Development Students Only.

 

City Year Corps Members and Staff may be eligible for up to a $7,000 education award representing over 25% of the total tuition costs. In addition to the education award, the $65 application fee is waived for City Year applicants. The precise amount of the scholarship awarded is based upon years of service. 

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who enroll via the Coverdell Fellows
program are eligible to receive an $8,000 education award. This
represents about 30% of total tuition costs to pursue a master’s degree
at the Carsey School of Public Policy in: Community Development,
Public Administration, or Public Policy.

In partnership with Roger Williams University's Justice System Training and Research Institute, the Carsey School of Public Policy will waive 3 graduate credits in the Master of Public Administration program for students who have successfully completed one of the following Command Training Series programs:  First Line Supervisor Course, Mid-Management Course, or Executive Development Course. 

Applicable for Master of Public Administration Students Only

AmeriCorps Alumni are eligible to receive up to one full-time Segal AmeriCorps Education Award match to pursue a public service graduate degree at the Carsey School of Public Policy. When combined with the AmeriCorps award, this represents up to a 50% reduction in the total tuition costs. In addition to the education award, the $65 application fee is waived for AmeriCorps applicants. The amount of the AmeriCorps Education Award and Carsey’s dollar-for-dollar match amount depends on the total hours of service. 

In partnership with the State of New Hampshire Bureau of Education and Training, the Carsey School of Public Policy will waive up to 6 graduate credits in the Master of Public Administration program for students who have successfully completed the New Hampshire Certified Public Manager training program. 

Applicable for Master of Public Administration Students Only.

In partnership with UNH and the State of New Hampshire Bureau of Education and Training, the Carsey School of Public Policy will waive up to 6 graduate credits in the Master of Public Administration program for students who have successfully completed one of the following Lean or Lean Six Sigma training programs: Green Belt (3 Credits) or Black Belt (6 Credits). 

Applicable for Master of Public Administration Students Only.

In partnership with UNH Cooperative Extension, the Carsey School of Public Policy will waive 3 graduate credits in the Master of Public Administration program for students who have successfully completed the Economic Development Academy program.

Applicable for Master of Public Administration Students Only. 

In partnership with the U.S. Fire Administration National Fire Academy, the Carsey School of Public Policy will waive 6 graduate credits in the Master of Public Administration program for students who have successfully completed the Executive Fire Officer program.

Applicable for Master of Public Administration Students Only.