Bringing Service Home Since 2000!

Welcome to the University of Arizona Coverdell Fellows site. If you are (or will be) a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who wishes to return to graduate school, we encourage you to apply to the UA academic program and to the UA Coverdell Fellows program.
We Offer
  • a large, welcoming Peace Corps community
  • excellent academic programs
  • master's and doctoral degree options
  • extensive community engagement and networking
  • competitive financial support
About Us
  • 323,450 hours of service 2000-2015
  • economic impact of $6.5 million 2000-2015
  • 150 partner agencies
  • 28 master's and doctoral programs
  • 315 Fellows 2000-2015
  • 222 master's degrees awarded 2000-2014
  • 18 doctoral degrees awarded 2000-2014
  • 41 national scholarships and fellowships awarded
  • 84 Fellows in 2015-16
  • 71 master's students in 2015-2016
  • 13 doctoral students in 2015-2016
For additional information, download our brochure.
Academic, Fellows, & FAFSA applications:
  • January 15 - Priority deadline for fall start of Fellow's program
  • March 1 - Priority deadline for the UA FAFSA and final Fellow's deadline
  • Academic deadlines vary. Deadlines can be found at Academic Programs.
For questions about the academic program, research faculty, grades, or GRE scores, contact the departmental Graduate Admissions Coordinator. You must apply for both academic admission and Coverdell Fellows selection.
We welcome the opportunity to meet with you by phone, webinar or in person. A visit during Peace Corps Week  is a great time to see the Southern Arizona Peace Corps community in action. Please join us for our famous Peace Corps Fair and related events on February 25 and 26, 2016!
Please review our site, and e-mail or call with any questions you may have.

Serve on,

Georgia Ehlers
Director of Fellowships & Community Engagement
University Services Building, Room 204E
888 N. Euclid Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
PH: 520-621-9103
E-mail: rpcf(at)grad.arizona.edu
J-Lynne Brown
Fellows Program Coordinator (year-round)
PH: 520-626-2292
E-mail: jbrown(at)grad.arizona.edu
Jenna Altherr Flores
Fellows Program Coordinator (summer)
PH: 520-626-2292
E-mail: altherrj(at)grad.arizona.edu


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