Repair the World | Gratz College

Repair the World

Gratz College has partnered with Repair the World to provide its fellows, alumni, and staff members with graduate degrees that will compliment their Repair the World experience, better preparing them to continue making impactful changes in their communities and beyond. Repair the World fellows (ages 21-26) engage young adults in their communities in social change around education and food justice during their year-long commitment.  Fellows create and engage in service experiences infused with Jewish learning and reflection.

The following benefits of this partnership are applicable to all Repair the World current fellows, alumni of Repair the World, and staff accepted to any of Gratz College’s master's degree or graduate certificate programs:

  • Waived $50 application fee
  • Tuition reduction of at least 20% for all masters programs other than the Master of Education (M.Ed.) for the length of the degree.
    • Master of Education (M.Ed.) students will receive the discounted tuition rate received by Philadelphia School District educators.
  • Qualified applicants will be eligible for Midcareer Fellowships through an outside foundation. Currently, the qualifications are: 5 years since undergraduate degree, 3 years working in a Jewish organization, American citizen. The fellowships are currently available for the following programs: M.S. in Nonprofit Management, M.A. in Jewish Communal Service, M.A. in Jewish Professional Studies, Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Jewish Instructional Education concentration, and M.S. in Camp Administration & Leadership.
  • Consideration for additional merit-based aid based on the strength of the application for admission and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Gratz College reserves the right to withdraw their financial support if the following occurs:

  • Fellows who start a program with Gratz College and do not complete their year-long Repair the World fellowship.
  • Student's GPA drops below a 3.0.
  • Students who qualify for the Midcareer Fellowship and take more than a year off of their studies may not receive the Midcareer Fellowship upon their return to Gratz College.
  • Midcareer Fellowship spots are all filled, as they are awarded on a first-come first-serve basis.