Eligibility

Coverdell Fellow Requirements:

All returned Peace Corps Volunteers who satisfactorily complete their service have lifetime eligibility for Coverdell Fellows.

Satisfactory completion means you:

·         completed the full two-year tour of Peace Corps service, or the full tour minus up to 90 days if you returned home on an emergency leave;

·         were granted "Early Close of Service" or "Interrupted Service" status due to circumstances beyond your control; or

·         were medically separated as a Volunteer

UA Coverdell Fellows' Requirements:

  • Admission to a graduate degree seeking program
  • Annual academic progress
  • Service to an underserved population in the U.S. or its territories through an internship
  • A total of 450 hours of service, outreach and collective Fellows' service projects and activities per 12-month period for each of two years