Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowships for Women from Developing Countries in USA, 2014/15

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International Peace Research Association Foundation offers graduate fellowships for women in the USA. Fellowships are provided in the field of Peace and Development Studies. The Dorothy Senesh Fellowship is 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. Every other year (beginning in 1990) one woman receives school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years. This year, for the first time, the foundation will award two fellowships.. 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 since. The thirteenth award will be made at the 25th biennial IPRA meeting in Turkey..  The fellowships are available for pursuing graduate degree level.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? The Dorothy Senesh Fellowship is 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.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Every other year (beginning in 1990) one woman receives school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years. This year, for the first time, we will award two fellowships.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Fellowships will be offered for two years.
Number of scholarships: Two fellowships are offered.

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