Program Qualifications

In order to be eligible for acceptance into Virginia Wesleyan University’s Peace Corps Prep Program, students must have attained at least second-semester freshman status, must carry a 2.5 overall GPA or better at VWU, and must have attended at least one Peace Corps information session (PC recruiting session, Global opportunities workshop, RPCV social, etc.) either on- or off-campus. Students must also complete and submit an application with essay to the Peace Corps Prep committee usually no later than the start of their junior year.

Deadlines for submission of PCPP applications are November 1 in the fall and April 1 in the spring.

Download an application or the program requirements and course list.

For more information contact PCPP coordinators Dr. Clay Drees (Clarke 207, 757.455.3402, or Dr. Kathy Stolley (Roop 6, 757.233.8768,