Kroc IPJ Women PeaceMakers Fellowship Program 2022-2023 ($5,000 stipend)
Deadline: June 24, 2022
Applications are open for the Kroc IPJ Women PeaceMakers Fellowship Program 2022-2023. For twenty years, the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (Kroc IPJ) at the University of San Diego’s Kroc School has hosted the Women PeaceMakers Fellowship program.
The Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for women peacebuilders to engage in a cycle of learning, practice, research, and strengthening peacebuilding partnerships through participation. The Women PeaceMakers Fellowship facilitates impactful collaborations between women peacebuilders from conflict-affected communities and international partner organizations. The Fellows also co-create research intended to shape the peacebuilding field and highlight good practices for peacebuilding design and implementation.
- Learn from and with other Fellows and the Kroc School team.
- Learn about the Fellowship and past Fellows
- Gain new skills, perspectives, and innovative approaches to peacebuilding
- Expand their professional peacebuilding networks
- Drive forward vital peacebuilding research that focuses on shaping practice and policy
- Read past research from the Fellowship.
- Fellows will receive a stipend of USD $5,000 plus expenses for their participation in the program.
- Anyone who considers themselves a woman peacebuilder, working to reduce cycles of violence in any way, is welcome to apply.
- Applicants may come from any country, as long as they will be able to travel to the United States for the residency.
- Applicants must have at least five years of peacebuilding experience.
- Must speak sufficient English to participate fully in Fellowship activities.
- Fellows will complete a two-week residency at the University of San Diego in the United States, usually in December. These dates are subject to change depending on the COVID-19 pandemic and Fellows’ travel requirements.
- Each year, the Fellowship is centered on a theme that will structure the research. Strong applicants will have experience and knowledge specific to that theme.
In order to apply, applicants must:
- Provide basic personal and contact information
- Respond to short open answer questions about why they are interested in the Fellowship, the expertise that makes them a good fit for the Fellowship and the specific theme for that year, and their interest or experience in conducting research
- Submit a resume
- Submit two letters of recommendation
- Be willing to participate in public events and share their experiences and information with the Kroc IPJ team and the broader public
- Have sufficient capacity in English to be able to participate in cohort meetings, share experiences in public events, and participate in research meetings.
For more information, visit Women PeaceMakers Fellowship.