Deadline:

6 March 2020

Location:

Caux, Switzerland

(Fully Funded)

Description

CAUX SCHOLARS PROGRAM SWITZERLAND

The Caux Scholars Program (CSP) is part of an active alumni network of more than 1,000 people from 109 countries. The leaders represent diverse cultures, beliefs, languages, educational and religious backgrounds. CSP is a multi-discipline network of global leaders, influencers, activists, expert scholars, and practitioners who share their critical knowledge and experiences in addressing conflicts of many kinds in over 60 countries.

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The Caux Scholars Program teaches students to identify and analyze conflicts, to understand the factors that create and sustain conflicts, and to use practical methods to diffuse conflicts through global disciplines in conflict prevention, negotiation, development studies, international relations, legislation and policy, and transitional justice.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Development studies
  • International relations
  • Legislation and policy
  • Transitional justice

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES

Program Period

4 Weeks

The 30-day residential program takes place from June 28 – July 27, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You must be a national citizen of a country that is affected by present-day civil or armed conflict. Please note that candidates with dual nationality or permanent residency in a western country do not qualify for the scholarship.
  • Active engagement in creating peace and mitigating conflict is required.
  • Demonstrated financial need is mandatory.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The CSP Alumni scholarship provides USD 3,800 for the tuition fee.
  • USD 1,000 for air travel if enough funds are raised.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in the application form from here.

Second Step: Upload the required documents in the application:

  • Letter of recommendation: Supply two (2) written references, including at least one academic reference.
  • Application Fee: A non-refundable fee of $25 is required for a complete application to be considered for admission. This fee can be paid through PayPal.
  • A one page essay on the following topic:

  1. How are you currently engaged in creating peace in your country?
  2. From your perspective, what are the qualities needed in peacemakers who seek to break the cycle of hatred and resentment and unite people across barriers that have historically divided them? (You may wish to refer to the IofC website, particularly the history and stories of individuals who have helped heal conflicts in their countries may generate ideas.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Gehad Salem/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Ahmed Tarek/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team