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Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (Kroc IPJ) 2022 Women PeaceMakers Fellowship Program Worldwide

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.


Kroc IPJ Women PeaceMakers Fellowship Program

Application DeadlineJune 24, 2022
Funding TypeFully Funded
School to studyUniversity of San Diego
TypeFellowship
SponsorUniversity of San Diego
GenderMen and Women
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Benefits of Kroc IPJ Women PeaceMakers Fellowship Program

Objectives

  • 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.

Stipend

  • Fellows will receive a stipend of USD $5,000 plus expenses for their participation in the program.

Requirements for Kroc IPJ Women PeaceMakers Fellowship 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.

Selection Process

  • 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.

Application Documents

  • 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.

Application Deadline

June 24, 2022

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of San Diego on krocresources.sandiego.edu to apply

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