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PC Coverdell

Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

Masters Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA-TESOL)

Eligibility: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who are accepted into the MA-TESOL program will be considered for the PDC Fellows program on a competitive basis.

Benefits: PDC Fellows receive program-specific advising and support, and a ½ graduate assistantship (10 hours per week) each semester they continue in the program. (apply at http://www.emich.edu/hr/working/employment/graduate-student.php )

Requirements: PDC Fellows must remain in good standing (GPA 3.0+), attend regular meetings, provide support for local Peace Corps recruiters, and complete a structured internship teaching ESL in local non-profit organizations (10 hours per week). Accepted PDC Fellows who do not continue to meet the requirements will lose their benefits, but may continue in the MA-TESOL program.

For more information, email Dr. Jeff Popko at apopko@emich.edu

The Department of World Languages is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold