National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago is inviting applications for PhD scholarships in Peace and Conflict Studies. The scholarship holders will receive an annual stipend of NZ$25,000 for up to 36 months (3 years). Scholarships will cover tuition fees. The scholarships are available to both International and Domestic students. Applications will close on 30 August 2013 for 2014/16 academic year.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in Peace and Conflict Studies. Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree in the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago. Scholarship Provider: Global Future Charitable Trust Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand
Eligibility: The scholarships are available to both International and Domestic students. Applicants pursuing projects which build on the following existing strengths of the Centre are particularly encouraged to apply: • Development and Peace Building • Nonviolent movements and Pacifism • Post Conflict Reconstruction: Transitional Justice, Reconciliation and Social Healing • Peace Education • Critical Peace Studies • Arms Control and Disarmament
Scholarship Open for International Students: Domestic and international students except Canada can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for two- 3 year PhD scholarships in the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago. These have been funded by the Global Future Charitable Trust. The NCPACS is New Zealand’s first Centre to combine global cross-disciplinary expertise on the issues of non-violence, development, peacebuilding and conflict transformation. It offers postgraduate programmes at the Post Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD level; conducts high-level research on the causes of violent conflict and the conditions for sustainable peace, and providestraining, evaluation expertise, and expert advice to government and non- governmental organizations engaged in humanitarian intervention, conflict resolution and peacebuilding. It is a postgraduate theory, research and practice centre, located within the Division of Humanities. Our aim is to provide PhD graduates with the most advanced theoretical insight into the origins and management of violent conflict as well as skills for dealing with that in their future academic or practical work. Our regional foci are Aotearoa –New Zealand, Oceania, East, South East and South Asia.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for two- 3 year.
What does it cover? The scholarships will be funded through the University of Otago and provide an annual stipend of NZ$25,000 for up to 36 months (3 years). Scholarships will cover tuition fees.
How to Apply: If you are interested in applying please send an email with ‘GFCT/NCPACS PhD Scholarships 2014-2016’ in the subject line to the email address by post. Please attach to your email the following items: an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts, a Research Proposal 5-10 pages in length and two Letters of Reference.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Application deadline is 30 August 2013.