Coverdell Scholarship

School for Public Service Coverdell award is given to new students who are returning Peace Corps volunteers starting in the School of Public Service. Students must be enrolled full-time (8 credit hours) during fall quarter to be considered.

For more information, please review the SPS Coverdell website:

Please note: Some of our awards cannot be used in conjunction with any other tuition-restricted university discounts, scholarships, assistantships, waivers or grants. Please refer to the scholarship application for which you are applying for further detail or contact the School of Public Service for clarification (

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, School of Public Service
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your current CV/Resume.
  2. Upload your latest unofficial transcript here (required):
  3. Please upload your Peace Corps Description of Service (DOS) letter or the temporary lifetime eligibility certification letter. Receipt of a Coverdell Fellowship is contingent on providing a copy of your Description of Service (DOS) letter. If you do not have a DOS, please upload your temporary certificate, which will be subsequently updated with as Description of Service letter once it is available.
  4. Please describe your Peace Corps project and/or experience. Please limit your response to no more than 250 words.
  5. Please explain your interest in joining the School of Public Service as a Coverdell Fellow. Please limit your response to no more than 250 words.
  6. Please describe the kind of internship work or service organizations that you would be interested in working with as part of your Coverdell Fellowship. Please limit your response to 250 words.
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