Global Future Charitable Trust/NCPACS, University of Otago, New Zealand, 2014/16

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.

Further Official  Scholarship Information and Application

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