UNODA Women Scholarship for Peace, Women Scholarship for Peace 2016

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UNODA notifies Women Scholarship for Peace 2016

UNODA Vienna announces Women Scholarship for Peace 2016

Women Scholarship for Peace 2016 Global South is an initiative coordinated by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) at Vienna in partnership with 26 organisations whose work contribute to disarmament, non-proliferation and development-related issues.

A total of 140 scholarships are made available to facilitate participation of women from the Global South at the training courses.

In 2016 candidates from Asia/Pacific, Africa and Middle East are eligible to apply

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing training courses

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn about peace and development-related areas

 

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Scholarship Award

A women Scholarship for peace entails financial support for an early career woman from the Global South to take the training courses about peace and development related areas

A total of 140 scholarships are available, covering all costs of registration and participation at the training courses.

Eligibility for Women Scholarship for Peace 2016

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these scholarships:

Age: 22-32 at the time of application

Gender: Female

Nationality: Nationals of the following countries and territories are eligible

Africa, Asia/Pacific, Middle East, Latin America & Caribbean

Residency: Only candidates residing in their country of eligible nationality at the time of application will be considered

Language: The training courses will be conducted in English only

Qualifications: A university degree or equivalent qualifications (which could, for example, be constituted of a degree obtained with minimum 2 years of higher education, combined with relevant professional experience)

Nationality: In 2016 candidates from Asia/Pacific, Africa and the Middle East are eligible to apply

How to Apply for Women Scholarship for Peace 2016

Application can be done online only

All applicants are required to fill in the online application form. Further information will be required at a later stage by the Selection Committee

Priority will be given to nationals from Official Development Assistance recipient countries and territories, as defined by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development

Selected participants will be informed at the end of September 2016 and will be requested to confirm their participation within 2 working days.

Important Dates for Women Scholarship for Peace 2016

Application Deadline: 31st August 2016 (Wednesday, 12.00 pm (CET)

Application Period: 01st Aug to 31st August 2016

Selection Process: 01st Sept. to Mid September 2017

To Announced in 2017

Dates online introductory course: 01st to 31st October 2016

Dates on-line advanced course: 01st to 31st December 2016

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will not be considered