Applications for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship are now invited. Eligible candidates should be a prospective graduate students in the United States. Please note, only women students from developing countries will be considered to receive the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship. Two $10,000 fellowships will be granted. To apply, entries must be received by 15 January 2016.
The International Peace Research Association Foundation invites applications for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women from developing countries. 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 meeting, July 1990, in Groningen, Netherlands and has been made biennially ever since.
Value and Tenure
Each of the successful applicants will receive $5,000 per year for two years.
Level and Area of Studies
Graduate degree in the field of peace and development studies.
Place of Study: Not specified.
Eligibility and Criteria
The Dorothy Senesh Fellowships are available to 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 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.
Only the citizens of developing countries are invited to apply.
Please download and complete the application form at the website and application link below.
January 15, 2016.