IPRA Foundation Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship

The International Peace Research Association (IPRA) Foundation invites applications for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women from developing countries. The Senesh Fellowship provides a biennial fellowship for two years of graduate study to a woman from the third world.

IDRA Foundation is a non-profit organization aims at furthering the purposes and activities of the International Peace Research Association, which has for the last thirty two years sought to enhance the process of peace.


Eligibility Criteria

The Senesh Fellowship is available to women from developing countries who:

  • have completed a Bachelor’s degree,
  • who have been accepted into a graduate program and
  • whose graduate work is to be focused on issues related to the goals of IPRA.

Funds will only be dispersed when the selected candidate is admitted into a graduate program. Awards are considered based on need; therefore students with substantial funding sources are less likely to be considered for the award.

Fellowship Provisions

Every other year (beginning in 1990) one woman from a developing country receives school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years.

Last date for submission of applications is January 15th 2012

For more information, visit http://www.iprafoundation.org/senesh_fellows.shtml


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