Peace Corps

Application Process For The Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program

The application materials listed below must be submitted to the Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program in order to be considered for acceptance into the program. Note: Please communicate with the Internal Coordinator about your application progress. This will allow us to better track your application status and expedite the process.

Graduate Admission Application (available at wiu.edu/grad)

Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Application

  • Resume
  • A copy of Peace Corps Description of Service (DOS)
  • A two-page essay which addresses your reasons for applying to the program, your career aspirations, and a motivational statement describing your interest and commitment to community development
  • Fill out the Survey for Prospective Fellows below


Contact Info

Karen Peitzmeier 
Internal Coordinator

Currens Hall 503 
(309) 298-2682
K-Peitzmeier@wiu.edu