University of Michigan - Ann Arbor — Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
- Program Type:
- Coverdell Fellows
- Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
- Degrees Awarded:
- Joint Degrees, Public Policy (MPP)
- Admissions Deadlines:
- Program Start:
- Fall Semester
- Program Founded:
- May, 2007
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will have their application fee waived. Returned Volunteers accepted as Fellows will receive a $10,000 tuition fellowship for each of the program's two years.
The Ford School?s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year program of study designed for students seeking a strong foundation of analytical skills in economic, organizational, political, and quantitative fields. Students are required to complete a 10-week internship in a policy-related position. Most students do this between the first and second years of the program.
Students may also choose to pursue a dual degree program, combining the MPP with simultaneous study in another graduate or professional school at the University of Michigan.
Five supporting documents must be submitted:
- Statement of Purpose and Personal Statement
- Test Score - Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Letters of Recommendation - Three
Dual degree applicants will need to fill out additional documentation.
For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.
Student & Academic Services
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy 735 S. State St., #2245 Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-3091
- (734) 764-0453
- (734) 647-7486
If you have questions, please contact:
Dir., Admissions & Recruiting
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