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Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Peace Studies at University of Notre Dame in USA, 2018

The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is proud to announce PhD scholarship in the field of Peace Studies to study in the USA.

The aim of the fellowship is to provide full finance to the students.

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Researchers at Notre Dame advance human understanding through research, scholarship, and creative endeavour in order to be a repository for knowledge and a powerful means for doing well in the world.

  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue a PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Graduates are fully credentialed in one of the six disciplines as well as in peace studies. They are prepared for positions in research and teaching — in anthropology, history, political science, psychology, sociology, theology, or peace studies — and for contributions to peacebuilding practice.
  • Students apply for admission to one of these distinct yet related programs:
  • PhD in Anthropology & Peace Studies
  • PhD in History & Peace Studies
  • PhD in Political Science & Peace Studies
  • PhD in Psychology & Peace Studies
  • PhD in Sociology & Peace Studies
  • PhD in Theology & Peace Studies
  • Scholarship Award: The Kroc Institute provides PhD students full financial support in the form of fellowships, graduate assistantships, and tuition scholarships, plus a stipend for living expenses for five years.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Preferred applicants show high academic ability and demonstrated a long-term commitment to building peace and global justice. You must submit GRE scores and if English is not your first language, TOEFL scores. A master’s degree is not required, but it can strengthen your application.
  • Meet course requirements and pass a comprehensive exam in one partner department as well as in peace studies
  • Take a minimum of 6 required peace studies course taught by Kroc Institute faculty as well as departmental courses with significant content relevant to peace studies
  • Study core peace studies literature and research design
  • Submit a peace studies article to a scholarly journal to be considered for publication
  • Submit at least one proposal to an external funding agency for doctoral research
  • Complete a teaching assistantship in “Introduction to Peace Studies”
  • Complete one or more research or teaching assistantships with Kroc Institute faculty engaged in scholarship related to the Institute’s research themes, and
  • Conduct dissertation research and writing under the guidance of Kroc faculty and fellows

Nationality: The US, as well as Non-US citizens, are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: The following materials are required to apply to the PhD program:
  • University of Notre Dame Graduate School application
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Intent
  • Writing sample
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Verification of English Proficiency (for non-native speakers of English only)
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for non-native speakers of English only)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must submit GRE scores and if English is not your first language, TOEFL scores.

Application Deadline: December 15 each year

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