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Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

The University of Michigan School of Social Work (U-M SSW) in conjunction with the Peace Corps is pleased to announce the availability of a Coverdell Fellows Program. The Coverdell Fellows Program provides Returned Peace Corps Volunteers the opportunity to earn a Master in Social Work at the University of Michigan through our Community-Based Initiative or Detroit Integrated Health Scholars Program. Qualified incoming Returned Peace Corps Volunteers* are welcome to apply and will be selected each year to be Coverdell Fellows and participate in the Community-Based Initiative or Detroit Integrated Health Scholars Program.

*See the Eligibility tab below for more information on the various types of Peace Corps service that qualify.

Coverdell Fellows in the U-M SSW will be a part of the school's Community-Based Initiative or Detroit Integrated Health Scholars Program. Please feel free to click on each link for program details.

If you have questions please contact the (734) 936-1964 or sswpeacecorpsfellows@umich.edu

Applicants that meet one of the criteria below are eligible to apply for the School of Social Work Coverdell Fellows Program

  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who have satisfactorily completed their Peace Corps service
  • Returned Peace Corps Response (PCR) Volunteers who serve at least one 12-month tour or a combination of shorter tours that amount to at least 12 months
  • Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) who serve at least one 12-month tour or a combination of shorter tours that amount to at least 12 months

Learn more about our current Coverdell Fellows »

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