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Apply For The Dorothy Marchus Senesh Scholarships For Women

About the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Scholarships  / Fellowship

Applications are currently ongoing for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Scholarships  / Fellowships for women from Developing Countries and all interested students should apply.

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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.

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.

Eligible Course:

Peace and Development studies

Eligibility Criteria:

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 scholarships

Scholarship Benefits:

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

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


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