New York University - Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Why you should consider this program
NYU Steinhardt offers a 50% scholarship plus the cost of basic health insurance, year long 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||$ 85,000||$ 45,500||$ 39,500|
|Out of state||$ 85,000||$ 45,500||$ 39,500|
Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from
Tuition based scholarship to cover 50% of tuition and coverage of the annual cost of basic health insurance.
Fellowships awarded per year (average)
Annual cost of living (estimated)
Application fee waived?Yes
All NYU Peace Corps Coverdell fellows must complete 160 hours interning or volunteering at a nonprofit or governmental agency that serves high-needs communities in the local area. Fellows are strongly encouraged to complete this requirement during their first year of graduate study.
Jobs for program alumni
Steinhardt students and alumni are leaders in a variety of fields. Recent Steinhardt Coverdell alumni have worked in roles including:
- Project Coordinator, Children at Risk
- Data Scientist, The College Board
- Mental Health Counselor, Private Practice
- Urban Advantage Coordinator, New York Botanical Garden
Teaching Artist, Old Stone House of Brooklyn
Varies by program of study
Candidates apply via Graduate Admissions for their program of study and apply to the fellowship by January 15 for the fall semester only.
Check the box on the graduate admissions application to indicate interest in the Fellowship, upload a description of peace corps service and essay (question in application) with the admission application.
Fall Semester Only
Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started