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Clark University - MA — Int'l Development, Community, & Environment (IDCE)

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Int'l Development, Community, & Environment (IDCE)
Degrees Awarded:
Community Development & Planning (MA), Community Development & Planning (MBA/MA), Environmental Science & Policy (MBA/MS), Environmental Science & Policy (MS), GIS for Development & Environment (MS), International Development & Social Change (MS)
Admissions Deadlines:

January 15

Admissions Cycle:

Admission is for the fall semester only.

Program Start:
Fall semester (August)
Program Founded:
October, 2011


IDCE provides partial tuition fellowships worth at least 50 percent tuition remission (more than $27,000 at current tuition rates) to all Returned Peace Corps Volunteers admitted to one of IDCE's graduate programs. Additionally, each year, IDCE awards at least one 100% tuition remission competitive fellowship for a RPCV of extraordinary merit. All application fees are waived.


IDCE's community of scholars and practitioners is dedicated to fostering environmental sustainability, social justice, and economic well-being in both the developing and developed world. The major forces of social change--grass roots initiatives, social movements, government policy, market approaches, entrepreneurship, technological innovation, individual action, and education--form the core of our transdisciplinary studies.

The programs approach complex problems by crossing conventional disciplinary boundaries. Each of IDCE's programs is flexible, encouraging students to take courses across programs representing a diversity of perspectives. The breadth of opportunities for integrated coursework makes IDCE unique among similar traditional programs. IDCE maintains close links with other academic centers at Clark, including the Graduate School of Geography and the Graduate School of Management, providing even more opportunities for students to gain the skills they will need to cross nonprofit, private, government, NGO, and research sectors.



IDCE seeks students who demonstrate a combined passion for and commitment to understanding the complex fields of development and the environment. Entrance requirements include a bachelor's degree, a completed IDCE application that includes a personal statement, transcripts from all applicable undergraduate schools that you have attended, three references (one of which is academic), a resume or CV (strongly recommended), and an application signature page. All application materials must be submitted before January 15 for entrance the following August.

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

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Paula Hall
Associate Director of Graduate Student Recruitment


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