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University of Colorado - Denver — School of Public Affairs

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
School of Public Affairs
Degrees Awarded:
Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Public Affairs (PhD)
Admissions Deadlines:
MPA and MCJ--Preferred deadline for Summer and Fall semesters is March 15. Preferred deadline for Spring semester is October 15. Applications are taken until one month before the start of classes, on a space available basis. PhD--February 1st. Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship--March 15th. Note that the application for the fellowship is due March 15th, under separate cover than the applications for the academic programs.
Program Start:
January 2008
Program Founded:
August, 2007


$3,000 Scholarship renewable for two years. Paid internship. Opportunity to apply for other SPA scholarships and research assistantships.


The School of Public Affairs is nationally ranked and offers the only accredited graduate education in public affairs in the state of Colorado. Offering classes in downtown Denver, the School is committed to working with students to lead the field of public affairs, solve pressing social problems and change the world for the better through best practices and cutting edge research.


Peace Corps Fellows must follow the same admissions requirements as all students seeking acceptance to the School of Public Affairs and be an admitted, full time, degree seeking student in order to receive the Peace Corps Fellows scholarship. Up to two scholarships will be granted annually.

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Dr. Christine Martell

School of Public Affairs
1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500 Campus Box 142, PO Box 173364
Denver, Colorado 80217
(303) 315-2716

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