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The University of Arizona — College of Education

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Department:
College of Education
Degrees Awarded:
Language, Reading & Culture (MA), Teach Arizona (MEd), Teaching and Teacher Education (MA, MEd), Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies
Admissions Deadlines:
Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies - February 1 (Fall)
Teach Arizona - Jan. 31 (Summer Start Only)
Program Start:
August, January for some departments.
Program Founded:
April, 2001

Benefits

Fellows receive 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 activities.

Description

LRC focuses on the study of literacy and bi-literacy in culturally and linguistically diverse environments.

TTE focuses on teaching and learning including teacher preparation and development, curriculum theory and policy and subject-specific content.

Teach Arizona is a one-year master's degree program for those who want to teach math, physics, chemistry, biology, earth science, general science, Spanish, English, history, political science or Middle School social studies. Students intern in area public schools during the fall and spring semesters. Access the UA PCF and departmental websites and faculty research profiles for program details, research interests, and online application information.

Requirements

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

Mail
Graduate College
P.O. Box 210066
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066
Telephone
(520) 621-9103
Fax
(520) 621-4101
Email
rpcf@grad.arizona.edu

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