Monday, September 1, 2014

ISFiT 2015 takes place 05 to 15 February 2015.

What is the theme of ISFiT 2015?
The theme of ISFiT 2015 is "Corruption". Every year more than 2600 billion dollars are lost to corruption. This equals five percent of the world economy and its consequences reach well beyond the mere loss of capital: the power structures of society are altered, the trust in democratic processes undermined, and the stability of political institutions threatened. This results in a breeding ground for insurrection and instability, and is, furthermore, a global problem which hinders political and economic development. It may be challenging to create awareness of corruption. However, we believe that bad attitudes are what make corruption such a big problem, even in Norway. As such, we have chosen to focus on these attitudes in order to reach out to people; simply because everyone has attitudes, this focus enables the individual to become engaged.
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

PhD Research Fellowship in Political Science - University of Oslo, Norway

Deadline: 1 September 2014

Open to: Master’s degree holders or an equivalent qualification in Political Science

Scholarship: annual salary of NOK 429,700-458,800 (about EUR 51,100-54,600)

Description
The University of Oslo (Norway) is inviting application for a PhD Research Fellowship in Political Science. This institution is Norway’s largest education and research centre with 28,000 students and 7,000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society. The appointment is now announced is either for a period of three years (with no teaching requirement), or for a period of four years with a 25 per cent teaching requirement. In the Department of Political Science teaching is organized into five sections: public policy and administration, comparative politics, political theory, international politics, and research methods.


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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Master in International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, USA


Deadline: 15 December 2014Open to: candidates of all nationalitiesScholarship: tuition, stipend for housing and living expenses, support for internship

Eligibility
Admission to the Kroc Institute’s master’s program is highly selective. Successful candidates have outstanding academic credentials as well as work experience (paid or volunteer) in areas related to peace and justice. Applications are welcome from the candidates of all nationalities.

Scholarship
The scholarship covers the full cost of two years of graduate tuition. Master’s students also receive a stipend for housing and living expenses, and support for the 6-month internship, including travel to and from a Kroc Institute field site in Africa, Asia, Jerusalem, Latin America or the United States.
Master’s students also may apply for professional development funding from the Kroc Institute to support travel and/or other expenses related to participation in a conference or other academic or professional event.

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Rotary Peace Fellowship, MA or Professional Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies

Rotary Peace Fellowship, Full Funding for Peace Leaders to Pursue a MA or Professional Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies

 PEACE FELLOWSHIPS

 Are you looking to make a significant impact on the world by promoting tolerance and cooperation? Each year, Rotary funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest professionals to study at our Rotary Peace Centers. These fellows are committed to the advancement of peace, and often go on to serve as leaders in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations such as the United Nations and World Bank.

 WHAT ARE ROTARY PEACE FELLOWSHIPS?
Each year, Rotary selects individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship/field study expenses. Two types of peace fellowships are available.

 MASTER'S DEGREE
 We offer master’s degree fellowships at premier universities in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention. Programs last 15­–24 months and require a practical internship of 2–3 months during the academic break. Each year we award up to 50 master’s fellowships from these institutions:

Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US
International Christian University, Japan
University of Bradford, UK
University of Queensland, Australia
Uppsala University, Sweden

 For those with more extensive experience in peace-related fields, we offer a 3-month program in peace and conflict resolution at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. This program incorporates 2–3 weeks of field study. We award up to 50 certificates each year. 

SOURCE AND APPLICATION: https://www.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowships



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Friday, October 4, 2013

ELECTRONIC DIVERSITY VISA LOTTERY (GREEN CARD LOTTERY 2015) IS OPEN

Welcome Our State Department Web site for the 2015 Diversity Visa program (DV-2015) is now open. The entry submission period for DV-2015 is from 12:00PM EDT (GMT -4) on October 1, 2013 to 12:00PM EDT (GMT -4) on November 2, 2013. The entry form will only be available for submission during this period and this period only. Entries will NOT be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service. After reading the instructions, scroll down and click on “Begin Entry” to enter the DV Lottery.
Visit the Official government website for details and application  https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/



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