Shriver Peaceworker Application
Thank you for your interest in the Shriver Peaceworker Fellowship!

Fill out all the required fields below to complete your formal application to the Fellowship.

Please note that this is only the first portion of a complete Shriver Peaceworker Application. Please review the application submission requirements on our website: http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/shriver-peaceworker/what-is-peaceworker/how-do-i-apply/

Submit the following required application items to Peaceworker:

A Peace Corps Description of Service (DOS), or a draft DOS if you are still in service*

Complete official academic transcripts**

A personal statement*

*These should be separately emailed to pwapplication@umbc.edu. All materials submitted via email should be attached in a standard format, i.e. Microsoft Word or PDF. The body of the email should contain the applicant’s name and a reference to materials attached to the message. Please do not paste materials directly into the body of the email. Your personal statement should be no more than three pages long and should tell us what you are all about, what draws you to Peaceworker, how these two years will fit into your larger goals, and what about you would bring to the program.

** Transcripts should be mailed directly from your academic institutions to:

The Shriver Peaceworker Program
Attn: Charlotte Keniston
The Shriver Center
University of Maryland Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

***In a few cases people have experienced technical issues submitting this online form. If you have difficulty, please try using another browser (such as google chrome), or submit this information via email with your other application documents to pwapplication@umbc.edu ***

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Personal Information:
Full Name
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Applicant's Email Address
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Permanent Address:
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Current Mailing Address:
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Telephone Number:
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Undergraduate Education
Institution
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Major / Minor
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Degree Awarded
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GPA
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Previous Graduate Education (if applicable)
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Major / Minor
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Degree Awarded
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GPA
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Peace Corps Service
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COS Date
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Country
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Assignment
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Language Learned
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Degree of Fluency Achieved
Additional Peace Corps Service (Third year, PC Response, etc). Please include country of service, project, and dates.
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Graduate School Application
Which graduate school are you applying to in conjunction with your Peaceworker Application?
Applications to the Shriver Peaceworker Program require acceptance to a graduate program at UMBC or one of our current consortium school partners. Please answer UMBC, UMB, UMD College Park, Johns Hopkins, etc...
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Which graduate program/degree are you applying to? (eg: MA in TESOL)
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What are your area(s) of social concern and issue(s) of greatest importance to you? Select all that apply.
Recommendation Providers
Please complete both sections to provide two separate recommenders, who can speak to your professional and service experience, commitment to social change leadership and overall suitability as a Shriver Peaceworker Fellow. We will use this information to reach out to your recommenders.

Your first reference should preferably be a supervisor level position with the Peace Corps, currently or in the past. Examples would include your Country Director, Program and Training Officer, or Associate Program Coordinator.

Your second reference should preferably be from an academic or other professional source.

Recommender 1: Name, Relationship, and Email
Supervisor position within the Peace Corps
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Recommender 2: Name, Relationship, and Email
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Once you have completed and proof-read your responses above, click submit below (you will not be able to edit once you submit).
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