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The University of Arizona — Eller College of Management

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Eller College of Management
Degrees Awarded:
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Admissions Deadlines:
Fellows applicants should submit by either Round One - November 15 or Round Two - January 15
Program Start:
August, January for some departments.
Program Founded:
April, 2001


Up to $20,000 in tuition support, need-based scholarship, Work Study, AmeriCorps opportunities, and paid internships at government and nonprofit organizations in southern Arizona and Mexico border area. Fellows participate in professional development and community service opportunities.


The University of Arizona is a land grant and a Research I institution, highly regarded for its graduate interdisciplinary programs. The Fellows program is available in a variety of accredited programs with a strong applied research and outreach component. Internship opportunities are available with a variety of partner organizations. Access the UA PCF and departmental websites and faculty research profiles for program details, research interests, and online application information.

With its emphasis on Innovation, Application and Communication, the Eller MBA program is developing business leaders who not only can solve real world problems with a strong critical thinking framework, but also effectively communicate their solutions to a diverse group of stakeholders.

At Eller, you are the co-creator of your MBA experience. To enhance your experience while at Eller, we offer a rich mix of elective offerings, through formal concentrations, focus areas, and dual-degree programs. Eller provides concentrations in Entrepreneurship, Management Information Systems, Marketing and Finance, focus areas in Sustainable Energy and Healthcare Management, and a portfolio of 13 dual-degree options. As part of the required curriculum in the Full-Time MBA program, students are required to participate in the Global International Course which is a 10-day international residency. Recent trips include Chile, Argentina, Vietnam, Singapore, Korea, Japan, and Brazil.

To learn more about the Eller MBA program, please visit the website at http://www.ellermba.arizona.edu.


Apply online to the academic program, as well as to the Fellows program. Applicants must be admitted by The University of Arizona Graduate College and selected for admission to the Fellows program. Fellows carry out a 450 hour internship each year, and participate in community service projects and professional development opportunities. Renewal of funding depends on academic progress and meeting service obligations.

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

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Georgia Ehlers

Graduate College
P.O. Box 210066
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066
(520) 621-9103
(520) 621-4101

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