Sunday, December 7, 2014

Applications Open for Women Journalists for International Reporting Fellowships, International Women's Media Foundation (Deadline: December 20, 2014)

The IWMF is now accepting applications from women journalists to participate in one of two international reporting fellowships, both tentatively scheduled to take place February 13-23, 2015. As part of its African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, the IWMF will lead delegations of six journalists each to Rwanda and Ugandato cover underreported economic and rural development issues.
The first three days of the fellowship will consist of comprehensive security training and briefings by regional experts. Participating journalists will participate in one week of in-country independent reporting as well as group activities, and will have the opportunity to interact with key multi-sector stakeholders as well as local journalists. The IWMF pays for fellowship-related expenses including travel, lodging, meals and fixers/interpreters unless a selected journalist’s news organization wishes to assume these costs.
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2015-16 Dissertation Fellowship Application - University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
DEPARTMENT OF BLACK STUDIES
DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP
FOR 2015-16
The Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for two dissertation fellowship scholars for the academic year 2015-16. Applicants must be advanced to candidacy at an accredited university. This fellowship is also open to international applicants. The department is interested in scholars whose research focuses on intersections of race, class, gender or sexuality in African/Caribbean/African-American or Diasporic Studies.
The duration of the award is nine months beginning fall quarter of the 2015-16 academic year. The fellowship grant is $27,000.  Scholars are required to be in residence during the entire fellowship period. There is an expectation that the dissertation will be completed during the term of residency. Dissertation scholars will teach one undergraduate course and present one public lecture.
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Open Call for Fellowship Applications, Academic Year 2015-2016 at Harvard University (Deadline: December 12, 2014)

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has opened its annual call for fellowship applications. This opportunity is for those who wish to spend the 2015-2016 academic year in residence in Cambridge, MA as part of Berkman's community of pioneers, and who seek to deeply engage in the collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-sectoral exploration of some of the Internet's most interesting, challenging, and compelling issues.  Applications will be accepted through Friday December 12, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
We invite applications from individuals from around the globe working on a broad range of opportunities and challenges related to Internet and society, which may overlap with ongoing work at Berkman or will expose us to new opportunities and approaches. We encourage applications from a diverse group of scholars, practitioners, innovators, engineers, artists, and others committed to understanding and advancing the public interest who come from -- and have interest in -- countries industrialized or developing, with ideas, projects, or activities in all phases on a spectrum from incubation to reflection.
Through this annual open call, we seek to advance our collective work and give it new direction, and to deepen and broaden our networked community across backgrounds, disciplines, cultures, and nations.  We welcome you to read more about the program below, and to consider joining us as a fellow!
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MA Program in Peace and Justice Studies at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies (University of San Diego)

Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies

Do you want to be an effective agent of peace and social justice? The Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies prepares students to understand and address situations of conflict, injustice, violence, and oppression. In the program participants learn about successes and failures in peacebuilding, expanding the imagination of what is possible to create a better world.
The Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies is a flexible program that gives you the core knowledge and capabilities to be an effective peacebuilder, while encouraging you to build expertise in your own interest area within the larger field of peace and justice. Examples include human rights, conflict analysis and resolution, human trafficking, religion and peacebuilding, development and human security, environmental justice, peace education and social entrepreneurship.
Since students come from diverse backgrounds and have different levels of experiences, the program is offered as a 12- or 17-month track.
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Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International Cooperation (Deadlines: Non-US students - January 5, 2015 US Students - February 16, 2015)

2015 Application Deadlines:
Non-US students - January 5, 2015
US Students - February 16, 2015

San Diego, CA – The Hansen Summer Institute, based at the University of San Diego’s School of Leadership and Education Sciences is currently accepting applications for its June 29 - July 20, 2015 program. This program for college age scholars offers a unique leadership experience in international cooperation
Fully funded by a generous grant from the Fred J. Hansen Foundation, the Hansen Summer Institute will take place in San Diego and involve assembling University students from  the United States (5 students) and abroad (15 students) from a variety of developing countries and regions of social strife. All travel, room and board, and program expenses are covered by the Hansen Foundation. The 2015 summer institute represents our sixth year of operation; 125 fellows have thus far gone through our training and life-changing experience.  Students will live, work, and become friends together at the University of San Diego, a beautiful campus that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
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