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University of Alaska - Fairbanks — School of Natural Resources and Extension

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
School of Natural Resources and Extension
Degrees Awarded:
Master of Natural Resources Management, Master of Natural Resources Management & Geography, Master of Science (MS)
Admissions Deadlines:

June 1 (fall); October 15 (spring)

Admissions Cycle:


Program Start:
Fall or Spring
Program Founded:
January, 2011


Returned Peace Corps Volunteers admitted to a degree program are eligible for one-year Fellowship (8 months). Fellowship recipient receives a stipend of $13,500.00 plus payment of tuition for up to 10 credits each semester and payment of Graduate Student Health Insurance. Total package is worth up to $21,760 for AK residents, and $28,820 for non-residents. The Fellowship includes a service-learning requirement.


Our students in the School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (SNRAS) come first in our priorities of teaching, research, and service about natural resources, forestry, high latitude agriculture, and geography.

SNRAS educates students for a wide range of career opportunities in agribusiness, government, public service agencies, retail and service industries, human health institutions, the food service and processing industry, financial institutions, youth development agencies, conservation and environmental organizations, farming and, ranching, research, extension, communication, and education. The school covers a broad education in professional knowledge areas combined with foundation courses to develop a well-rounded academic experience.

As the primary land-grant component of the university, SNRAS administers a variety of programs and engages in cooperative efforts with federal, state, and borough governments and agencies.



Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the appropriate academic unit.

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

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Susan Todd

P.O. Box 757200
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775
(907) 474-7620
(907) 474-6567

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