Emory University continues to monitor the COVID19 situation: read here for more information. 

In light of the disruptions caused by the pandemic and other global events, we will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis.We expect to provide response in 7-10 days of submission.

Applications will be reviewed for merit scholarship eligibility until funds are exhausted. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 

Please contact the MDP Office if you have questions about the application process and/or have troubles in submitting your application.

The application fee is waived for certain categories of applicants, including citizens of low and middle-income countries and those applicants who qualify for select Partner Fellowships and Scholarships (see Application Overview and Financial Support pages).  

See the Laney Graduate School webpage on diversity in admissions and on undocumented and DACA applicants

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Future MDP students must complete the Laney Graduate School application.

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Emory MDP is a two-year professional degree that prepares students for careers in the international development and humanitarian fields. 

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Emory MDP Welcomes Returned Peace Corps Volunteers


We are proud partners of the Coverdell Fellowship Program for RPCVs 

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