UNITAR Least Developed Countries Tuition-Fees Discounts

UNITAR/UOC
Postgraduate qualification

Deadline: 1 July 2014
Study in: any country
Course starts September 2014

Brief Description:

The discount supports citizens from least developed countries with limited resources to build their capacity in order to better contribute to peace in conflict and post-conflict societies. It is available for various online postgraduate study programmes which do not require travel outside of their country.

Host Institution(s):

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Open University of Catalonia (UOC)

Field(s) of Study:

International Master’s Degree in Conflictology
Postgraduate Certificate in Armed Conflicts and Crisis Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Target Group:

Citizens from Least Developed Countries

Scholarship value:

USD 2,000. Recipients may pay the remaining tuition fees in up to three installments.

Eligibility:

Any individual who meets the minimum criteria to be accepted on the study programme and who is a citizen from one of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs):

1. Afghanistan

2. Angola

3. Bangladesh

4. Benin

5. Bhutan

6. Burkina Faso

7. Burundi

8. Cambodia

9. Central African Rep.

10. Chad

11. Comoros

12. Dem. Rep. of the Congo

13. Djibouti

14. Equatorial Guinea

15. Eritrea

16. Ethiopia

17. Gambia

18. Guinea

19. Guinea-Bissau

20. Haiti

21. Kiribati

22. Lao People’s Dem. Rep.

23. Lesotho

24. Liberia

25. Madagascar

26. Malawi

27. Mali

28. Mauritania

29. Mozambique

30. Myanmar

31. Nepal

32. Niger

33. Rwanda

34. Samoa

35. Sao Tome and Principe

36. Senegal

37. Sierra Leone

38. Solomon Islands

39. Somalia

40. Sudan

41. Tanzania

42. Timor-Leste

43. Togo

44. Tuvalu

45. Uganda

46. Vanuatu

47. Yemen

48. Zambia

If you come from a developing country which is not listed above, you are not eligible for the LDC tuition fees discount. Likewise, the following applicants are not eligible for the discount:

– Individuals with dual nationalities one of which is not from a LDC;
– International UN staff and international staff from international organisations;
– Individuals with the means to afford the normal tuition fees.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must pre-register on the official website in order to be considered for the scholarship. They must tick the relevant box on the form and provide the necessary documents. Further information is available on the website.

Website:

Official Website:  http://www.unitar.org/ptp/international-masters-degree-conflictology

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