Emory Nursing faculty and Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing are pleased to offer the Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellowship. The fellowship provides opportunity for those who have satisfactorily completed their Peace Corps Service. Winner will receive $3,000 per semester for up to four semesters. Aim of the fellowship is to return Peace Corps volunteers who complete a degree-related internship in an underserved American community while they pursue their studies.
Mission of Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is to promote optimal health and wellness for all by creating, changing, and leading through innovative teaching, discovery, nursing practice, and social action in our local and global communities.
To qualify for the program, applicants must:
- Have satisfactorily completed their Peace Corps Servic Meet the admission requirements of Emory University and the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Be admitted to or
- Enrolled as a full-time student at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and in a program granting a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) Maintain full-time student status Fellows will be expected to actively participate in community of scholarship and service.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can download the application form by the given link:
- Financial Assistance: Fellows selected for the program will receive $3,000 per semester for up to four semesters
- Professional Experience: Internships in underserved communities are an integral part of each fellow’s degree.
- Helping Others: Emory Coverdell Fellows will participate in service learning within Atlanta-based community organizations that cater to a variety of vulnerable populations such as homeless people, low income populations, refugee populations, the elderly, veterans and handicapped children.
- Furthering the Peace Corps Mission: By sharing their Peace Corps experience and global perspective with the communities they serve here in the United States, returned volunteers are supporting the Peace Corps’ Third Goal commitment to strengthen Americans’ understanding of the world and its people.
This complete application packet must be submitted by December 1, 2015.
Link for More Information:
For questions or additional information about the Paul M. Coverdell Fellows program, please contact:
Dr. Elizabeth Downes