RSPH Global Service Prep

Rollins School of Public Health offers students the unique opportunity to prepare for global service, including, but not limited to, service with the Peace Corps, Fulbright or Global Service Corps while earning an MPH or MSPH through the RSPH Global Service Preparation (GSP) Program.  While all RSPH students are welcome to attend GSP events and workshops, those who successfully complete all program requirements and choose to serve internationally in a GSP-approved program following graduation are eligible for a $2,500 scholarship to offset the costs of global service.

Global Service Prep Offers Students:

  • Support through the application process for the service program of their choice
  • Public health-relevant skills, techniques, and lessons from the field
  • Cultural sensitivity training and workshops
  • Connections to currently serving alumni in the field

Requirements for Global Service Prep Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Participation in all Clarkston-Rollins Connection (ClaRC) program components
  • Attendance at a minimum of two GSP events or workshops each semester
  • Proof of acceptance into a global service program which has been approved by GSP staff (i.e. Peace Corps, Global Health Corps, Fulbright program, etc.)

Interested students will participate in the Global Service Prep program concurrently with their MPH/MSPH degree curriculum. Those interested in the program will be registered in a two-hour service learning class (ClaRC) for one year of their master’s program. The main objective of this class is to give students valuable international experience with community organizations right here in Atlanta. Learn about the course here.

Learn more on our Frequently Asked Questions page!

Please contact us to express your interest in enrollment before the add-drop period ends in the fall semester.

For more information about the Peace Corps community at Rollins, ClaRC, or the Peace Corps Coverdell Program, please email us at peacecorps@emory.edu or visit us at

Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH)
Grace Crum Rollins Building, First Floor
Office of Admission and Student Services
1518 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30322

The Fulbright Program is a research or teaching-based, and largely self-directed, U.S. program that accepts applications to work in countries across the globe.

The Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization that provides 1-year fellowship programs in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the United States.

The Peace Corps is a 27-month volunteer program that uses a grassroots-driven, hands-on approach to provide trained workers to countries who request them and to promote better understanding between Americans and the peoples served as part of the program.