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Yale University — Jackson Institute for Global Affairs

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
Degrees Awarded:
MA in Global Affairs
Admissions Deadlines:

January 2

Admissions Cycle:

Application is through Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, available online from mid-August through 2-January. Admission decisions are announced by mid-March. Admitted students are asked to respond by 15-April.

Program Start:
Program Founded:
January, 2007


Guidance and assistance in locating internships at local nonprofit, public, and private organizations in New Haven and the surrounding areas. Fellows receive a minimum of $5,000; additional financial aid available, including merit-based fellowships.


Global Affairs (MA); joint degrees with programs in Forestry and Environmental Studies (MA/MF, MA/MEM, MA/MESc or MA/MFS), Management (MA/MBA), Law (MA/JD), or Public Health (MA/MPH). Summer internships with community partners in a wide variety of New Haven, CT organizations. Seven certificate programs available to graduate and professional students at Yale: African Studies, European Studies, Middle East Studies, Latin American and Iberian Studies, International Security Studies, International Development, and Global Health.


Online application, uploaded transcripts, three letters of recommendations, Peace Corps Fellows Statement, resume/CV, GRE, and TOEFL (where applicable). Prior to matriculation: official transcripts, micro and macro economics.

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

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Alice Kustenbauder

Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
PO BOX 208206
New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8206
(203) 432-3418

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