Graduate School Opportunities with Benefits for RPCVs (SIT Graduate Institute and Syracuse University)

Monday April 20, 2020

SIT Graduate Institute

We currently offer the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) Scholarship to returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs), which has a benefit of 25% off tuition and can be used towards any of our master’s degree programs. We are now increasing this scholarship to 35% off tuition for spring returnees who needed to come home due to the coronavirus pandemic. The benefit is valid for two years, starting in fall 2020.

Syracuse University

The Syracuse University – Maxwell School is offering Peace Corps Volunteers who have been recalled due to the global health crisis caused by COVID-19 the opportunity to apply for 2020 admission to the #1-ranked MPA program and the MA in International Relations. Qualified students applying by May 15, 2020 will have the $75 application fee waived, the GRE requirement waived, and students accepted to the program will be awarded a 50% tuition scholarship. Email paia@maxwell.syr.edu with subject line “Peace Corps Offer” and we will send you the information on how to apply.

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