Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program

Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program

Conducted By : United States Institute of Peace
November 29 2018   Scholarship   Doctorate (PhD)   India
 About Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program
  • The United States Institute of Peace invites application for Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program. 
  • The Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowships awards scholarships to students enrolled in U.S. universities who are researching and writing doctoral dissertations on topics related to international conflict management and peacebuilding.
  • USIP is dedicated to supporting advanced research from top academics in a variety of fields that contribute to a wider understanding of how to manage conflict and build sustainable peace effectively.
  • Nationality: People of all Nationalities are eligible to participate
  • Academic Qualification: The candidate must be enrolled in recognized doctoral programs in accredited universities in the United States
  • Successful candidates must have completed all coursework and examinations towards their doctoral degrees by the time their fellowships begin.
  • This year the program awards approximately 12 Peace Scholar Fellowships.
  • Duration: Fellowships last for 10 months, starting in September.
 Reward Description

Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace Scholarship Reward:

  • Selected candidates are paid $20,000 per academic year and they are directly paid to the individual.

Responsibilities of the Peace Scholar

  • Peace Scholars carry out their fellowship work at their universities or other sites appropriate to their research. 
  • They are expected to devote full attention to their work and provide periodic reports to the Institute
  • Peace Scholars may be invited to give a presentation at the Institute, to work with Institute staff to present their work on the USIP website via an interview with a USIP staff member or their own writing, and/or to participate in Institute workshops, conferences and other activities.
 Application Process

Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace Scholarship Application Process:

  • Candidates have to apply Online at the official website before November 29, 2017 by 6:00 p.m./18:00 EST.
  • Interested candidates will have to forward three letters of reference.
  • The deadline for letters of reference is one week later than for applications i.e. Friday, December 8, 2017.
 Selection Process

Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace Scholarship Selection Process:

  • The applications received go through a rigorous, multi-stage review that includes consideration by independent experts and professional staff at the Institute.
  • The final authority for decisions about Peace Scholar awards rests with the Institute’s Board of Directors.

Selection Criteria:

  • Project significance
  • Policy and/or practitioner relevance
  • Project Design
  • Potential as a Peace Scholar
 Contact Details
  • Address: United States Institute of Peace 
    2301 Constitution Avenue,
    NW, Washington, DC 20037
  • Tel: 202-457-1700
  • Fax: 202-429-6063