Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program


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    Serve Your Local Community

    All Coverdell Fellows will complete internships in underserved communities in the Tampa Bay area, working alongside faculty.

    Furthering the Peace Corps Mission

    By sharing your experiences in communities, you will help fulfill the Peace Corps Third Goal: to promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.

    Financial Support Available

    The Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship program, at USF College of Nursing, awards up to $4,000 in scholarship support to returning Peace Corps volunteers who are pursuing a degree in the Accelerated Second Degree (BSN) program, and professional licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). In addition, Fellows will receive an out-of-state tuition waiver and opportunities to work as a student tutor.

    Visit the Benefits & Eligibility page to learn more!