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)

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.

To be appointed to the position, the successful candidate must have a Master’s degree or an equivalent qualification in Political Science. The Master’s degree must include a thesis and training in research methodology. Scholarship The annual salary will range from 429,700 to 458,800 Norwegian Krone (about 51,100-54,600 Euro).

The application deadline is September 1, 2014. Interested candidates must apply through the University of Oslo online recruiting system (“Send application” option at official website). The application must include:
Application letter
Project description
Copies of transcripts
List of publications and academic work
Copy of Master’s dissertation

(Questions regarding the electronic application form should be addressed to HR consultant Camilla Arnøy, email:

For further information, please visit the official website.

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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

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.

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.

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. We welcome applications from men and women of all nationalities and diverse religious and philosophical traditions.
All application materials must be submitted through the Notre Dame Graduate School Application by December 15.Acceptances will normally be sent out by April 1. When a decision is ready, the Graduate School will send you an email with instructions to log back into your online application to view the decision letter.
  • Transcripts with proof of B.A. equivalent degree (and English translations if necessary)

Important: Your name should be entered as it appears on your passport. Please capitalize your Last Name (family name or surname) when completing the application forms.

The application deadline is
15 December 2014.

All application materials and detailed information on application process you will find HERE.

For more information visit the
 official website HERE.



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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


 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.

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.

 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. 


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Friday, October 4, 2013


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

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