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Kennesaw State University — Coles College of Business

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Coles College of Business
Degrees Awarded:
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Admissions Deadlines:

See website for admission deadlines, or contact us at 770.423.6087, ColesMBA@Kennesaw.edu

Admissions Cycle:

Fall, Spring and Summer admissions

Program Start:
Program Founded:
May, 2007


Paul D. Coverdell Fellows at the Coles College of Business receive a full tuition waiver, valued at up to $37,000. Additionally, PDC Fellows earn a stipend of $4,000 per semester as a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) working 19 hours per week performing a community outreach service. Also, the GMAT is waived for PDC Fellows applicants.


KSU offers several opportunities for Paul D. Coverdell Fellows to serve the community by utilizing their Peace Corps skills and business acumen:

- Management of a KSU Service Learning project for a Mayan community in Canton, Georgia

- Management of a KSU Service Learning project for a business program in Romania

- Management of a KSU's local Jr. Achievement program that is partnered with KSU

- Development and management of a KSU program for a Zambian orphanage and school

- Management of a KSU Social Entrepreneurship program for Guatemala


Application to the Coles PDC Fellows program is competitive. Successful candidates must be eligible for admission to the Coles College and selected among applicants for the fellowships; admissible applicants who are not selected for a fellowship will still be welcomed at the Coles College. Please see the Coles College website for admission information. Please see the PDC Fellows site for the separate Fellowship application here.

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

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Dan Paracka

International Services and Programs
Mailbox 2301,
1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
(770) 423-6732

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