Apply: 2015 El-Hibri Peace Education Scholarship

Apply: 2015 El-Hibri Peace Education Scholarship

Deadline: September 4, 2015

Apply for the 2015 El-Hibri Peace Education Scholarship. The El-Hibri Foundation offers Peace Education Scholarships to graduate students with demonstrated commitment to the field of Peace Education and Conflict Transformation. Peace Education encompasses a range of activities undertaken in a variety of settings designed to build peaceful communities:

  • In formal school settings, peace education addresses how teachers teach and what they teach. Peace education curricula focus on conflict analysis, conflict transformation, peacebuilding and skills associated with the non-violent resolution of conflict.
  • In informal (non-school) community settings, peace education raises awareness about the causes of conflict, identifies appropriate interventions and builds practical skills relating to the management, resolution or transformation of conflict.

The El-Hibri Foundation envisions a world in which respect for human dignity, equality and appreciation of diversity are cultural norms, and the non-violent resolution of conflict is widely practised.

Scholarship

  • Three $5,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be either U.S. or non- U.S. citizens.
  • Be enrolled in the first year of a graduate degree or certificate program relevant to peace education or conflict transformation in an American university. Eligible university degree or certificate programs consist of a minimum of four graduate courses that the student must complete in order to earn a degree or certificate. Students applying for a scholarship may be cross-registered at another university.
  • Have graduated in the last two years with an undergraduate degree.
  • Have a prior academic track record of high achievement, including a minimum 3.5 GPA earned from an undergraduate degree.
  • Demonstrate financial need (such as proof of seeking an academic loan).
  • Apply the scholarship toward the cost of tuition and books.

Application Process

Complete the online application form and upload the required documents.

For more information, send an e-mail to info@elhibrifoundation.org or visit El-Hibri Foundation Scholarship.

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