Brief description: Dorothy M. Senesh Graduate Fellowship is for women from developing countries who have already been accepted to a graduate program in peace studies from an accredited university.
Eligible Field of Study: Peace and Development studies
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.
Scholarship Offered Since: 1990
Scholarship Type: Graduate fellowship
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.
Number of Scholarships: Two
Value of Scholarship: Every other year (beginning in 1990) two women receive school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years.
Duration of Scholarship: 2 years
Eligible Countries: developing countries
To be taken at (country): country of admission
Application Deadline: January 15, 2016
Offered annually? Biennial
How to Apply
seneshfellowship(at)iprafoundation(dot)org. Replace the (at) with the “@” symbol and the (dot) with “.”
Or mail one copy of all your application materials to:
Linda M. Johnston, Ph.D., Executive Director
Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics, and Character
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road
Town Point, Room 2400, Maildrop #9114
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591 USA
FAX: (678) 797.2205
Announcement of the Award will be made by March 1, 2016.
Visit fellowship webpage for details
Sponsors: The International Peace Research Association Foundation
Important Notes: Fellowship is for only women from developing countries who have already been accepted to a graduate program in peace studies from an accredited university. All other applicants will not be considered. Do not apply if you are male, an undergraduate, or not from a developing country.