Organizations

Teach For America partners with graduate and professional schools to offer exclusive benefits to TFA alumni like tuition discounts, application fee waivers, admission deferrals, and more. Use Filters to narrow by field, geographic location, and benefit type.

The information in this section reflects our latest knowledge of the benefits offered by our graduate school partners. However, institutions may modify program benefits and details at any time, so please be sure to check with the college or university to ensure that you have the latest information available. If you do find any discrepancy, please contact us at careersupport@teachforamerica.org.

Columbia University Business School

Graduate School Partners
PRIVATE SECTOR / BUSINESS

Application fee waived for current corps members

Columbia University Law School

Graduate School Partners
LEGAL PROFESSIONS

Two-year deferral offered

Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

Graduate School Partners
POLICY / ADVOCACY / ORGANIZING

Up to four $5,000 annual scholarships are available to TFA alumni.

Please email sipa_admission@sipa.columbia.edu for specific information …

Columbia University Teachers College- Summer Principals Academy New York City & New Orleans

Graduate School Partners
EDUCATION / SCHOOL & SYSTEMS LEADERSHIP

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

Application fee waived for TFA corps members and alumni …

Cornell Brooks Public Policy

Graduate School Partners

POLICY/ADVOCACY/ORGANIZING

Cornell University’s Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy

Rigorous Ivy League Master of Public Administration (MPA) program with …

Cornell University Law School

Graduate School Partners
LEGAL PROFESSIONS
Two-year deferral for students who are admitted and join TFA Application fee waived for corps members & alumni

Cornell University Weill Medical College

Graduate School Partners
HEALTHCARE

Two-year deferral offered to admitted students who choose to do TFA first

Duke University – Terry Sanford School of Public Policy

Graduate School Partners
POLICY / ADVOCACY / ORGANIZING
Guaranteed minimum of $14,000 annually in tuition assistance through the Teach For America Public Policy Scholarship. Students pursing …

Duke University Medical School

Graduate School Partners
HEALTHCARE

Two-year deferral for students who are admitted to the program and join TFA