Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship for Women, 2023-2024

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LEVEL: Masters
FUNDING: Partially Funded
OPEN TO: Women
PLACE: Anywhere
STATUS: 47 Days left

Applicants are invited by the International Peace Research Association Foundation to apply for the 2023-2024 Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women from countries in the Global South.

Dorothy Senesh was a long-time activist for international peace and justice. Her husband, Lawrence, established this fellowship following her death in 1989. The first award was made at the IPRA 25th Anniversary conference, July 1990, in Groningen, Netherlands and has been made biennially ever since.

Founded in 1990, the IPRA Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. The Foundation’s main goal is to promote peace research and scholarship throughout the world.

Programme Details

  • Host Institutions: Any university.
  • Field of Study: Any graduate program in 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, peacebuilding in crisis areas, peace education, peace movements, refugees, religious conflict, and women and peace.
  • Number of Awards: 2.
  • Duration: 2 years.
  • Target group: Open to citizens of countries in the Global South.

Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship Benefits

The Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship is provided every two years to two women (to cover school expenses) in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years.

Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship Eligibility

Application for the Fellowship Program is open for candidates, who meet the following criteria:

  • be a woman from countries in the Global South;
  • 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 IPRA.
  • 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.
  • This fellowship is not for research purposes and proposals. Do not apply if you are male, if you are an undergraduate, or if you are not from a country in the Global South.

Similar opportunities

  1. UK Government Chevening Scholarships for Foreign Students;
  2. University of Lausanne Master’s Scholarship for Foreign Students;
  3. Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Scholarship.

How to Apply for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship

Interested applicants in this foundation scholarship need to email one copy of the application form to the program administrative assistant Ms. Crystal N. Money at: [email protected].

Required Documents

  • Application form (English, French or Spanish).
  • Letter of Acceptance to your graduate program (maybe pdf)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (recommenders must email letters directly to Ms. Crystal Money at [email protected].)

The application deadline is . Announcement of the Awards will be made by April 1, 2023. Please visit the official page for more details on the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

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