Global Future Charitable Trust/NCPACS
PhD Scholarships 2014-2016
National Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies
University of Otago, New Zealand
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 programmes 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 postgraduate theory, research and practice centre, located within the Division of Humanities. Our aim is to provide PhD 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 South Asia.
Applicants pursuing projects which build on the following existing strengths of the Centre are particularly encouraged to apply:
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)*
The scholarships are available to both International and Domestic students. If you are interested in applying please send an email with ‘GFCT/NCPACS PhD Scholarships 2014-2016’ in the subject line to the email address given below. Please attach to your email the following items: an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts, a Research Proposal 5-10 pages in length and two Letters of Reference. Send to:
The Administrator, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
Tel +64 3 479 4546
Applications close: Friday 30 August 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 PhD programme to apply and look forward to welcoming the successful candidates into the programme in 2014.
Professor Kevin P Clements
this is a great opportunity, i look forward to being part of the prog.
This is a really great opportunity . and I want to become part of this program.
This sounds very interesting, its my wish to be part of this program.
Greetings from Peace Channel!
I take this opportunity to thank you for giving us the opportunity to apply for the PhD Scholarship. Sorry for the delay in applying.
I am C.P.Anto, a doctoral student in Nagaland University, India, on "Traditional and Modern Conflict Transformation Methods: A Case Study in Nagaland". Nagaland is a part of North East India. This part of the country is a conflcit torn area of the region.
Thanking you and praying for you.