Global Future Charitable Trust/NCPACS
PhD Scholarships 2013-2016
National Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies
University of Otago
Applications are invited for two 3-year PhD scholarships in the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago. These have been funded by the Global Future Charitable Trust.
The NCPACS is New Zealand’s first Centre to combine global cross-disciplinary expertise on the issues of non violence, development, peacebuilding and conflict transformation. It offers postgraduate programs at the Post Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD level; conducts high level research on the causes of violent conflict and the conditions for sustainable peace, and provides training, evaluation expertise, and expert advice to government and non-governmental organizations engaged in humanitarian intervention , conflict resolution and peacebuilding. It is a post graduate theory, research and practice centre, located within the Division of Humanities. Our aim is to provide Ph.D graduates with the most advanced theoretical insight into the origins and management of violent conflict as well as skills for dealing with that in their future academic or practical work. Our regional foci are Aotearoa –New Zealand, Oceania, East, South East and Sth Asia.
Scholarships will be awarded to candidates capable of reinforcing the following existing strengths of the Centre:
The scholarships will be funded through the University of Otago and provide an annual stipend of NZ$25,000 for up to 36 months (3 years)*
* Please note the scholarships will cover tuition fees .
The scholarships are available to both International and Domestic students.If you are interested in applying please send an up-to-date curriculum vitae, academic record, statement of your proposed research and contact details of at least two referees to:
Professor Richard Jackson, (Director of Research)
Tel +64 3 471 6461
Applications close: January 20th 2013
We are looking for applications from all over the world in order to ensure that our Centre reflects our global community. I urge anyone who meets the academic requirements for admission to the Ph.D at the University of Otago to apply and look forward to welcoming the successful candidates into the programme in 2013.
Professor Kevin P Clements
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I would like to know if international students who are not based in NZ are allowed to apply and would research for the programme restricted to the regional foci mentioned above?
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