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Benefits of Master's International for Students

As a Master’s International student, you have an unparalleled opportunity to live and work abroad while completing a master's degree in your field of interest. You will earn more than your degree, returning with greater independence, confidence, and tangible accomplishments. The benefits of the Master’s International program last a lifetime.

Our partner schools offer academic credit for your Volunteer service, and many offer additional research or teaching assistantships, scholarships, or tuition waivers. The schools also dedicate talented faculty and staff, who serve as ongoing resources throughout your academic and abroad experiences.

Some other benefits include the following:

  • Language, cross-cultural, and technical training
  • Transportation to and from the country of service
  • Living and housing expenses during service abroad
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Vacation time and allowance
  • Opportunities for travel within the country or region of service
  • Deferment or possible cancellation of certain government education loans
  • Readjustment allowance upon completion of service
  • Career counseling and job search tools  for returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Last updated Jan 30 2014

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Contact Master's International

For more information contact:

Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Headquarters
1111 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20526

Phone: 855.855.1961, ext. 1812
Fax: 202.692.1727

Email: mastersinternational@

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