Bringing Service Home Since 2000!

A Peace Corps Volunteer with community members in South Africa    A current Coverdell Fellow celebrates Peace Corps Week at UA    A Coverdell Fellow works with kids in a garden at an outreach assistantship site

                      APPLICANTS                                         CURRENT COVERDELL FELLOWS                        COMMUNITY IMPACT & PARTNERS

Welcome to the University of Arizona Coverdell Fellows site. If you are (or will be) a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who wishes to attend graduate school, we encourage you to apply to the UA Coverdell Fellows program.

We Offer
  • A large, welcoming Peace Corps community
  • Excellent academic programs
  • Extensive community engagement and networking
  • Competitive financial support
Community Impact
  • 396,300 hours of service 2000-2017
  • Economic impact of $6.5 million 2000-2015
  • 150 partner agencies
  • Countless opportunities to "bring service home"
Academic Opportunity
  • 43 master's and doctoral programs available
  • 11 colleges participating
  • 65 national scholarships and fellowships awarded
  • Research and travel grants
A Global Network
  • 53 Fellows in 2017-18
  • 355 Fellows from August 2000 - August 2017
  • 275 master's degrees and 23 doctoral degrees awarded
  • A worldwide network of alumni
For additional information, download the University of Arizona Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows brochure.  Please use the menu at the left to review our site, and email or call with any questions you may have. 
Thank you for your interest!