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University Programs

The Peace Corps offers unique opportunities for students at all levels to get involved in serving while pursuing their education goals.

Graduate School

Combine Peace Corps service with a graduate degree or receive a fellowship to study after you return.

Master's International - Incorporate Peace Corps service with academic work toward your master’s degree program at more than 90 partner schools nationwide. Begin your studies on campus, and then spend the next two years developing an academic project while working overseas for the Peace Corps. After finishing your Peace Corps service, you will return to school to complete any remaining requirements for graduation. Learn more.

Paul D. Coverdell Fellows - Financial assistance is available to returned Peace Corps Volunteers at more than 90 partner schools in a wide range of disciplines through the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program. All fellows complete internships in underserved American communities, allowing them to bring home, and expand upon, the skills they learned as Volunteers. Learn more.


Developed to complement both your current undergraduate studies and your pursuit of Peace Corps Volunteer service should you decide on serving with us in the future.

Peace Corps Prep - Peace Corps Prep is an academic-partnered certificate program that assists in building the skills you need to be an impactful Volunteer. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a certificate from the Peace Corps and invaluable insight when applying for Peace Corps service. Learn more.

Campus Ambassadors - Peace Corps campus ambassadors are student advocates who serve as peer-to-peer outreach experts on undergraduate campuses across the country. Working closely with Peace Corps recruiters, ambassadors use their campus connections and social media to share about the life-changing opportunity that Peace Corps offers. Learn more.


Last updated Sep 02 2015

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