CHICAGO, April 11, 2014 – The Peace Corps today announced the launch of eight new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Programs in partnership with Bowling Green State University. The programs will provide graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers who complete a degree-related internship in an underserved American community while they pursue their studies.
“The Peace Corps is excited to extend this opportunity to returned volunteers in partnership with Bowling Green State University to support continued public service and education,” Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet said. “The Coverdell Fellows Program gives returned volunteers the chance to build on their classroom experience by sharing their unique knowledge and skills with local organizations in need.”
Selected Fellows will now have the opportunity to work toward a degree in one of the following areas: College Student Personnel (MA), Higher Education (Ph.D.), French (MA), History (MA), Interdisciplinary Gerontology (MS), Media and Communications (MA and Ph.D.), Technology Management (MTM), and Tourism, Leisure, and Event Planning (M.Ed). Continue reading “Peace Corps Announces Expanded Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership with Bowling Green State University”