Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows
The Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program is a graduate fellowship
program that offers financial assistance to Returned Peace Corps
The partnership between BGSU and the Peace Corps benefits students
in the CSP and HIED programs.
100% of tuition is covered (in-state only beyond first year) for CSP
and HIED students on internship or assistantship. General fees are
not. CSP’s internship/assistantship stipend is $9,000 whereas the HIED
stipend is $13,000. There are no waived credits for previous
experience but students may transfer in up to 9 graduate credits.
Students are required to submit a signed Description of Service (DOS)
with their application materials.
Students who are Coverdell Fellows are required to participate in an
internship that entails working with an underserved population. There
are 50 different internship/assistantship sites located on our campus
and within the region. Each internship/assistantship includes various
administrative responsibilities relative to higher education student
services (e.g. international education, academic advising, career
services, and residence life).
Students who are Coverdell Fellows are required to complete at least
10 hours of volunteer service per academic school year, starting in
CSP Master's Program
The College Student Personnel program prepares practitioners for positions in student affairs through an integration of theory-based course work emphasizing student learning, growth, and development that is complemented by professional internships in college or university settings.
HIED Doctoral Program
This nationally recognized Ph.D. program emphasizes informed, ethical decision making in the administration of higher education. It is intended to launch its graduates into new areas and/or higher levels of leadership in colleges and universities.