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
Also See : Scholarships 2018
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
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