Sidney Topol Fellowship in Nonviolence Practice at Brandeis University

Brandeis University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 April 2020 (Annual)
Study in: USA
Course starts August 2020


Brief description:

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University is offering the Sidney Topol Fellowship in Nonviolence Practice to applicants for the Masters Degree program in Coexistence and Conflict (COEX) in AY 2020/2021.

During their year in residence the Topol Fellows will be responsible for planning and coordinating the Sidney Topol Lecture in Nonviolence which will bring to campus a leader in the field. Following their academic year in residence, Topol Fellows will secure required practicum placements in organizations that use nonviolence methods to achieve sustainable peace, or in organizations committed to developing such methods. Topol Fellows are required to produce a report detailing their experiences at Heller and in the field, and to share their expectations for furthering a career focused on the use of nonviolent methods in conflict ridden areas.

Host Institution(s):

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

Field(s) of study:

Masters Degree program in Coexistence and Conflict (COEX)

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Applicants for the Masters Degree program in Coexistence and Conflict program who are able to prove that their community benefitted from their personal commitment to nonviolent principles through prior volunteer or work projects.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Full tuition scholarship. This fellowship does not cover airfare, fees, health insurance, or housing.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the Sidney Topol Fellowship in Nonviolence Practice must prove that their community benefited from their personal commitment to nonviolent principles through prior volunteer or work projects and they must commit to returning to their community within the next 2 years after graduation from the COEX program, to establish projects in nonviolence.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

In addition to submitting a complete application to the Coexistence and Conflict program, fellowship applicants must submit the following materials:

• A personal essay which outlines their prior work in nonviolence, and their proposed work, and how completing the MA in Coexistence and Conflict will help them be successful in these endeavors.
• An interview either by phone or in person may be required.

The deadline for applications for the fellowship is 15 April 2020.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://apply.heller.brandeis.edu/register/TopolFellowshipsinNonviolence

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