University of Vermont

Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program at UVM

Financial Information

All Paul D. Coverdell Fellows receive up to 6 academic credits at no cost in recognition of their previous substantive Peace Corps activities (total value for 6 credits is currently $3,336).

Out-of-state residents who enroll as Paul D. Coverdell Fellows may also qualify for in-state tuition rates. For ’14-‘15, in-state graduate tuition rates are $591 per credit hour, which represents a greater-than-60% reduction compared to the $1,493 per credit hour rate charge for out-of-state graduate students.

On top of to the 6 academic credits in recognition of previous substantive Peace Corps activities, any Paul D. Cloverdell Fellow may meet additional criteria to be eligible for and receive a teaching and/or research assistantship valued at ~$28,000 annually for two-year enrollment in the CDAE MS or MPA program.

CDAE also houses UVM's on-campus Peace Corps Recruiter.  This assistantship is available to applicants every other year and provides full two-year funding for a Coverdell Fellow to pursue their MS or MPA degree.

In addition, Coverdell Fellows are eligible to compete for a broad range of financial support including: teaching and research assistantships, university-wide scholarships, Snelling Center for Government internships, and University Transportation Research Center Graduate Scholars Program or assistantships.

More information on financial aid for graduate students can be found at this Graduate College Web page.

Last modified May 15 2014 02:58 PM

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