The Kroc Institute Ph.D. Scholarship in Peace Studies for International Students is currently open for applications from exceptional candidates who wish to enrol in Peace studies program at University of Notre Dame.
The Ph.D. program at the Kroc Institute empowers students to become outstanding scholars and teachers who contribute to a growing body of peace-building knowledge and practice with the goal of addressing violence and alleviating human suffering.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Notre Dame, USA
Host Institution(s): University of Notre Dame, USA
Scholarship Worth: Full tuition, Living allowance, Health & Travel Allowance
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: Domestic & International Students
DETAILS | Kroc Institute Ph.D. Scholarship in Peace Studies
Peace studies Ph.D. students entering the program have formal training and/or a degree in one of six partner disciplines for research and course work: anthropology, history, political science, psychology, sociology, or theology. The peace studies curriculum is integrated with these traditional disciplines in the humanities and social sciences to create a unique framework of study for each student. Students also have access to extensive research opportunities at the Institute and across Notre Dame.
Upon graduation, students are fully trained and equipped for a wide variety of scholarly, teaching, and professional careers, including:
- Interdisciplinary academic positions;
- Positions requiring expertise in the peace and conflict subfields of anthropology, history, political science, psychology, sociology, or theology; and
- Scholar-practitioner roles in intergovernmental, governmental, or nongovernmental organizations.
To be eligible for Kroc Institute Ph.D. Scholarship in Peace Studies, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:
- Applicants must be domestic or international students
- Applicants must hold at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Applicants will have formal training and/or a degree in the joint area to which they are applying.
- Previous graduate work is not required except in the case of Peace Studies and Theology for which a master’s degree in theology is required.
- Prospective students interested in a master’s degree in peace studies should explore the Master of Global Affairs in International Peace Studies
All admitted students for Kroc Institute Ph.D. Scholarship in Peace Studies will receive:
- A full tuition scholarship
- Generous stipend (Cost-of-living in South Bend)
- Health insurance, and
- Additional funding for conference travel and research activities.
How-to-Apply: All applicants must submit the Graduate School Application for Admission online. All required materials must be uploaded to the application; no paper materials will be accepted for consideration. To request a fee waiver, please complete this form. Applications must be completed and submitted by December 15 preceding the fall semester of admission.
The Graduate School Application for Admission requires the applicant to provide the following materials:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV);
- Statement of intent;
- Writing sample;
- Names and contact information for three recommenders;
- Unofficial transcripts from prior institutions or in-progress degrees;
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score – required for Sociology and Theology only;
- TOEFLT or IELTS score for international applicants only (students from Anglophone countries or who hold a University degree from an English-speaking institution are exempt from this requirement).
Application Deadline: November 15, 2022