Urban Scholars in Washington Semester Info
The Cornell Urban Scholars in Washington Program (CUSP) aims to support Washington D.C.’s most innovative nonprofit organizations and government agencies in their efforts to eliminate the fundamental causes of poverty. Offered during the spring, this program is a one semester opportunity to make a difference in a local community with the goal of encouraging interested students to search for a deeper understanding of the root causes of poverty in Washington, DC, and to pursue a long term commitment to enhance direct service, issue advocacy and policy change efforts.
This unique program offers students the opportunity to:
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Tuition is the same for a semester in Washington as a semester on campus, and any installment payment arrangements with the Bursar Office continue to be in effect. All financial aid also remains in effect, although some adjustments in workstudy allotments and housing grants may be made, so be sure to check with the financial aid office. For more semester specific information about tuition and housing costs in Washington click here.
Urban Scholars in Washington Academics
Urban Scholars Program Internships
Cornell Public Service Center