2023/2024 United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Peace Scholar Fellowship Program
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is pleased to welcome application submission from members of groups traditionally under-represented in the field of international relations, peace and conflict studies, security studies, and other related academic disciplines, as well as diplomacy and international policy making for the 2023/2024 Peace Scholar Fellowship Program.
The Peace Scholar Fellowship Program is an initiative of USIP in partnership with the Minerva Research Initiative to support additional fellowships relating to topics on peace and security studies. The Fellowship awards up to 18 scholarships per year, and awards support both research and writing stages of work on dissertations.
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is an American federal institution tasked with promoting conflict resolution and prevention worldwide. The institution provides research, analysis, and training to individuals in diplomacy, mediation, and other peace-building measures. Established in 1984, the institution continues to receive funding only through a congressional appropriation to prevent outside influence. The Institution employs about 300 personnel and has trained over 65,000 professionals since its inception as a result of the various scholarship awards.
Eligibility for the 2023/2024 United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Peace Scholar Fellowship Program:
- Applicants must be Ph.D. candidates.
- Applicants must posses high-quality, policy relevant research that will deepen understanding about conflict management, peace building and other applicable security-related studies.
- Applicants must be closely related to the USIP Issue Areas and/or research priorities of the Minerva Research Initiative.
Special consideration will be given to proposed research in the following areas below:
- Strategic rivalry
- Violence and extremism in fragile states
- Global shocks
- American peace building
Method of Application for the 2023/2024 United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Peace Scholar Fellowship Program:
Applications will be considered based on the strength of their proposed research and its potential to make original contributions to the field by addressing one of the key initiatives or research priorities listed above.
Application Deadline: October 6, 2022.