Fast Facts

The Monterey Institute and Peace Corps have been partnering together for over 15 years.

  • The Monterey Institute gives preferential scholarship consideration to all RPCVs.
  • At any one time, there are usually 40-50 students at the Monterey Institute who are RPCVs.
  • There is an active Peace Corps Club on campus.
  • Dr. Beryl Levinger, Chair of the Public Administration Department, was the founder of the Fellows Program in 1985.
  • The late Monterey Institute professor, Peter Grothe, created the name Peace Corps.
  • The Monterey Institute celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps with a day-long fest on October 8, 2011.  View photo slideshow.