IPRA, USA invites applications for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship for Women from Developing Countries in Peace and Development Studies for 2012/2013 academic year.
School:Any; not specified.
Level: Graduate Degree
Field(s): Peace and Development Studies
Deadline: 15 January 2013
Funded by:The International Peace Research Association Foundation
Beneficiaries(Target Group): Scholarship is open for Women from Developing Countries
‣ Number of Awards:One
‣ What does it cover? Every other year (beginning in 1990) one woman receives school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years.
‣ The International Peace Research Association (IPRA) is an independent international non-governmental body with members in over seventy countries and all regions of the world. It was founded in 1965 to advance interdisciplinary research into the conditions of peace, as well as the causes of war and other forms of violence.
‣ It utilizes different social disciplines to analyze and explain conflictual and peaceful processes at the national and international levels.
‣ IPRA researchers are able to test their individual research in working groups covering a range of topics including communications, conversion from military to civilian production, defense and disarmament, ecological security, food policy, human rights and development, internal conflict resolution, international conflict resolution, nonviolence, peace building in crisis areas, peace education, peace movements, refugees, religious conflict, and women and peace.
‣ The scholarship is awarded biennially since the first award made in Groningen, Netherlands in July 1990. The twelfth award will be made at the 24th biennial The International Peace Research Association meeting in Japan. Every other year one woman receives school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years.
To qualify for IPRA funded Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship , candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
‣ Women from developing countries;
‣ Who have completed a Bachelor’s degree,
‣ Who have been accepted into a graduate program and whose graduate work is to be focused on issues related to the goals of The International Peace Research Association.
Note: Funds will only be dispersed when the selected candidate is admitted into a graduate program. Awards are considered based on need; therefore students with substantial funding sources are less likely to be considered for the award.
Scholarship Application Method
Send one copy of the application form to:
Linda M. Johnston, Ph.D., Executive Director
Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics & Character
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road
Town Point Room 2404, Maildrop #9114
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591 USA
TELE: (678) 797.2000
FAX: (678) 797.2205
‣ Applications are due by January 15, 2013. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ The application link is also found at the official website.
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