2016 Women Scholarship for Peace-Global South International Scholarships


The Women Scholarship for Peace-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.

140 scholarships are available for an early career woman from the Global South to take training courses about peace and development-related areas. In 2016 candidates from Asia/Pacific, Africa and Middle East are eligible to apply.

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).

Scholarship application deadline is 31 August 2016.

More information can be found here

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