The University of the Western Cape / Interdisciplinary Centre for Sport Science and Development (ICESSD) is pleased to announce prestigious postgraduate scholarship opportunities available through the partnership with Generations For Peace
The University of the Western Cape and Generations For Peace have embarked on a multi-disciplinary postgraduate development research programme on Sport for Peace and Development. The programme offers exciting opportunities for postgraduate students to do their PhD with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Sport Sciences and Development (ICESSD) at the University of Western Cape in niche areas that will impact on Sport for Peace and Development.
The following 2014 Scholarship opportunities are available:
Scholarships will be awarded for one year at a time, with renewal up to three years dependent on evidence of excellent work and satisfactory progress.
Research projects should include disciplines located within the Faculties of Arts, Community & Health Sciences; Economic and Management Sciences; Education, Law and/or Natural Sciences. Research projects should focus on the use of sport for peace building, notably sport-based approaches to conflict transformation to address local issues of conflict and violence at the grass roots in communities.
Closing date for applications: 15 February 2014.
Postgraduate applicants should submit:
For further information on application requirements please see the attached document, and/or please contact Mrs Anita Fredericks (ICESSD/UWC: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: (021) 959 3859). Referees should forward confidential referee reports directly to this address.
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Generations For Peace (GFP) is a Jordan-based global non-profit organisation founded by HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein and Sarah Kabbani Al-Feisal, dedicated to sustainable peace building and conflict transformation through sport, arts, advocacy, dialogue and empowerment.