Peace Corps Master's International Program
Interested in graduate school and the Peace Corps?
Established by the Peace Corps in 1987, the Master’s International program allows individuals to integrate overseas service with the Peace Corps as part of a graduate degree program. SIT Graduate Institute ranks 5th nationally in Master’s International participation.
Through Master’s International, students pursuing graduate degree programs at SIT complete Peace Corps service for their SIT practicum and receive a 50 percent practicum scholarship.
To participate in Master’s International, you must submit applications simultaneously to the Peace Corps and to SIT for one of the following SIT master’s degree programs:
- Master of Arts in Conflict Transformation
- Master of Arts in International Education
- Master of Arts in Sustainable Development (Vermont)
- Master of Arts in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management (Self Designed)
The Peace Corps and SIT will consider your applications separately.
For further information on applying to the Peace Corps, please visit the Peace Corps website.
For detailed information on applying to SIT, please contact the SIT Graduate Institute admissions team by email or call 800 336-1616 (toll free) or 802 258-3510 (outside the US).
Already completed Peace Corps service?
SIT partners with the Peace Corps in a number of ways.
- The Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program provides financial assistance to returned Peace Corps Volunteers who wish to pursue graduate education at partner institutions including SIT. Learn more.
- Peace Corps Volunteers who have already completed their Peace Corps service and are members of the National Peace Corps Association are eligible for a competitively awarded scholarship of $10,000 to attend SIT. Learn more.
800.336.1616 (toll free in US)
802.258.3510 (outside the US)
PO Box 676, 1 Kipling Road
Brattleboro, VT 05302 USA