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You will be submitting two separate applications: the Teachers College online application and the Peace Corps Fellows supplementary application. We strongly encourage all candidates to submit both applications electronically.

NOTE: The PCFP supplementary application includes an interview. Prior to initiating a PCFP supplementary application or scheduling an interview, please provide us with your resume (required) and unofficial transcript(s) (strongly recommended) so that we can help pre-determine your eligibility for the Fellowship. These may be emailed to us at pcfellows@tc.edu.

Teachers College Admissions
, https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=col-tc

Spring Deadline: November 1, 2013
Priority Deadline: December 15, 2013
Final Deadline: January 15, 2014


A completed Teachers College application (online*) includes:
  • Application Form
  • Non-refundable Application Fee ($65)
  • Personal Statement
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Letters of Recommendation (2)
  • Resume
  • Additional materials needed by academic department
  • Please Note: The GRE requirement is waived for Peace Corps Fellows Program applicants. You may include GRE scores in the application, but they are not required.
*We highly recommend submitting your application online.  Should you need to send in a paper application, please note the Application Fee will be $100.


Peace Corps Fellows Program Admissions
January Start

Deadline: November 1, 2013
May Start
Priority Deadline: December 15, 2013
Final Deadline: January 15, 2014
(All applications must be either postmarked or emailed on or before the deadline to which you are applying.)

A completed PCFP supplementary application includes:
  • Peace Corps Description of Service (official, signed DOS)
  • Peace Corps Fellows Applicant Information Form (via email or regular mail)
  • Peace Corps Fellows Essays (via email or regular mail)
  • Interview with Peace Corps Fellows staff and school site visit (call to schedule)*
  • Copy of resume and unofficial transcript(s)**
* For more information on conducting interviews, program visits, and school site visits, click here. School site visits are not mandatory, but are strongly recommended.
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Prior to initiating a PCFP supplementary application or scheduling an interview, please provide us with your resume (required) and unofficial transcript(s) (recommended) so that we can help pre-determine your eligibility for the Fellowship. These may be emailed to us at pcfellows@tc.edu.

Peace Corps Fellows Supplementary Application

Please click "Request Application" button below to submit a brief survey which will route you to the 2014 Peace Corps Fellows supplementary application. The form is a Word document that can be downloaded, completed, and emailed back to us via pcfellows@tc.edu or faxed to 212-678-3153. Be sure to attach extra sheets (in the form of an additional Word document) as necessary.




Financial Aid, http://www.tc.columbia.edu/financialaid
  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years
  • Complete the Scholarship Application Form!

Office of Residential Services, http://www.tc.columbia.edu/housing/index.asp
  • File the online housing application if you are interested in living on-campus. This can be done before receiving notification of admission

*** If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call us at 212-678-4080 or to e-mail us at pcfellows@tc.edu ***




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