Peace Boat US announces the launch of a new series of programs as part of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development to be held onboard Peace Boat on the theme of this year’s UN World Oceans Day: “Planet Ocean: Tides are Changing.” Youth leaders from around the world are invited to join the journey. Registration/scholarship application deadline: April 30, 2023.
Applications are open for the UNAOC Young Peacebuilders Programme in Latin America and the Caribbean 2023. The UNAOC Young Peacebuilders is a peace education initiative that is designed to support young people in gaining skills that can enhance their positive role in issues of peace and security and in preventing violent conflict. (Application deadline: March 12)
Promoting peace is one of Rotary’s main causes. The fully funded Rotary Peace Fellowship, which covers tuition and living expenses, increases the capacity of existing leaders to prevent and resolve conflict by offering academic training, field experience, and professional networking. Application deadline: May 15, 2023.
Established in 2007, the Education Fellows Program honors the educational legacy of global peacebuilder Daisaku Ikeda, and aims to advance research and scholarship on the internationally growing field of Ikeda/Soka studies in education. Fellows will be eligible for two years of funding at $10,000 per year to support doctoral dissertations in this field, including its relation to the philosophy and practice of education more generally. Apply by September 1, 2022.
The Children’s Solutions Lab (CLS) aims to support young people in taking action to address poverty affecting children in their communities through solutions based on education and peace education. With the support of adults, groups of children are invited to present their ideas and apply for one of our micro-grants (ranging from 500 USD to 2000 USD) to implement a child-led project. Application deadline: March 31.
Selected fellows will be invited to Gettysburg College for a week of intensive programming designed to develop their leadership skills in the realm of peace and justice work. All undergraduate students (from Canada, the US, and Mexico) with at least one academic year remaining in their education, upon completion of the fellowship, are eligible to apply (deadline: September 15).
Applications are invited for an Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC DTP-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award at The Open University, in partnership with The British Library of Political Science and Economics (LSE Library). Research should focus on a topic related to peace and/or anti-nuclear activism since 1945.