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The University of Arizona — College of Architecture & Landscape Architecture

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
College of Architecture & Landscape Architecture
Degrees Awarded:
Landscape Architecture (MLA), Planning (MS)
Admissions Deadlines:
January 15 (Fall) - Landscape Architecture
February 1 (Fall) - Planning
Program Start:
August, January for some departments.
Program Founded:
April, 2001


Up to $20,000 in tuition support, need-based scholarships, work study options, and AmeriCorps opportunities at government and nonprofit organizations in southern Arizona and Mexico border area. Fellows participate in professional development and community service activities.


The University of Arizona is a land grant and a Research I institution, highly regarded for its graduate programs. The College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture is a national leader in sustainable design and planning for arid regions, with emphases on alternative energy, water conservation, landscape ecology, and climate change adaptation.

The Planning program provides options in Land Use and Comprehensive Planning, Environmental and Regional Planning, International and Borderlands Planning, and GeoDesign and GeoSpatial Planning.

Access the UA Graduate College and departmental websites for program details, research interests, and application information. Internship options include serving with municipal government, environmental organizations, and organizations involved with water and landscape conservation projects.


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) 626-2292
(520) 621-4101

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