New York University - Silver School of Social Work
Why you should consider this program
NYU Silver offers outstanding training in clinical social work practice with a social justice perspective. A focus on research-informed, direct practice with individuals, groups, and families runs through the entire Master of Social Work curriculum. We also offer opportunities to study policy and community practice as well as global social work, with opportunities to study abroad. Our faculty includes leading scholars who are creating new knowledge that social workers will use throughout their careers.
NYU Silver offers a 50% tuition scholarship, yearlong cohort-based career development workshops, personalized career support, and access to the premier global university to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers accepted into the NYU Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship.
Benefits for Coverdell Fellows
|Tuition/fees for Complete Program||Value of Coverdell Fellowship||Net cost *|
|In state||$ 101,900||$ 47,700||$ 54,200|
|Out of state||$ 101,900||$ 47,700||$ 54,200|
Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from
50% tuition scholarship
Fellowships awarded per year (average)
Annual cost of living (estimated)
Application fee waived?Yes
Fellows must intern, work, or volunteer for 160 hours with a non-profit organization or governmental agency that serves high need communities in the United States. This internship doubles as the required internship for the Masters in Social Work degree. We are working with over 600 agencies in a variety of areas in the tri-state region for social work placements.
Jobs for program alumni
Director of Education and Social Services, Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Program Director, Homeless Outreach at Breaking Ground
Assistant Vice President of a NYC School Based Mental Health Program
Executive Director of Operations, NYC Children Administration
Director, Corporate Giving at Macy's
Founder and Director, Quarterlife Center
Assistant Executive Director, The Shield Institute
Clinical Director, Bridge Back to Life
Director of Counseling Services, Eagleville Hospital
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mount Sinai Hospital
Program Director of Bronx Court-based Intervention Resource Team
Care Manager Supervisor for the Care Management Organization of Bergen County (NJ)
College transcript, Three letters of recommendation, Personal Statement, Resume or CV
Please call or email for application fee waiver code. Indicate in the application that you are a member of Peace Corps and upload a description of service when asked.
Late August of Early September
Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started