Admission Partnerships


Golden Key logo - Pepperdine University

Golden Key International Honour Society members are eligible to receive a $50 application fee waiver.


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The Greenlining Institutealumni are eligible for the following benefits:

  • A $50 application fee waiver.
  • A maximum of three eligible admitted students and enrolled Greenlining alumni who meet the eligibility criteria will receive a scholarship of at least $10,000 per year for each year provided they remain in good standing.



Municipal Management Association of Southern California members are eligible to receive a $50 application fee waiver.



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The P4: Pepperdine Policy Partners Program recognizes the academic and professional rigor of select social science programs and/or like-minded co-curricular fellowships.

  • Benefits are offered to qualified applicants who are associated with accepted P4 partners.
  • Check out the benefits and currently participating organizations via the link above.

Currently participating P4 organizations include the American Council of Trustees and AlumniAshbrook Center at Asland UniversityAEI Values & Capitalism, Capitol Fellows Program, City Year CorpsCharles Koch Institute Educational Programs, The Claremont Institute Fellowship Programs, Claremont McKenna CollegeConcerned Women for AmericaCoro Southern California, Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Members & Affiliates, CCCU American Studies ProgramDonald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program, The Fund for American StudiesHeritage Foundation Young Leaders Program, Hertog Foundation, Institute for Human StudiesIntercollegiate Studies InstituteJohn Jay Institute Fellows Programs, The Lincoln Institute, the Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public GoodNational Review Institute, Network of Enlightened Women (NeW)PragerFORCE, The Public Interest FellowshipPublic Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Program, Rangel International Affairs Program, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, the University of Redlands Public Policy Program, and Young Americans for Liberty...with more to come.


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Teach For America alumni are eligible for the following benefits:

  • A $50 application fee waiver.
  • All Teach For America alumni who meet the admission and merit-based criteria for acceptance to the School of Public Policy will receive a scholarship award of $10,000 which is renewable the second year ($20,000 total), if the student is in good standing and maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Teach For America alumni must provide a letter of corps member service verification at the time of application.


Spelman CollegeApplicants who are either current students of or graduates of Spelman College are eligible to receive a $50 application fee waiver.