Women Scholarship for Peace: Global South

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The Women Scholarship for Peace: Global South is an initiative coordinated by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) at Vienna in partnership with 26 organisations whose work contribute to disarmament, non-proliferation and development-related issues. A total of 140 scholarships are made available to facilitate participation of women from the Global South at the training courses.

What is unique about this training programme?

1.  Dual learning modality: both in-person and on-line training.
2.  Participants will obtain a certificate from the UN mandated University for Peace (UPEACE). They have the possibility to with possibility to obtain a diploma carrying university credits.
3.  The training courses are developed directly by the DNP Education partners, delivering to students first-hand information from some major international organisations, under the coordination of the UNODA Office at Vienna and will be administered by UPEACE.
4.  140 fully funded scholarships available to cover the costs of tuition and travel, room and board to the in-person training location for 1 week

 

Who is the target audience of the training courses?

Early career women from various fields from the Global South. It is not required to have previous knowledge of the issues of disarmament, non-proliferation and development.

Criteria for Scholarship Applicants

The Women Scholarship for Peace: Global South is an initiative coordinated by the UN Office for Disarmament Affaires at Vienna in partnership with 26 organisations whose work contribute to disarmament and non-proliferation and development-related issues. A total of 140 scholarships are made available to facilitate participation of women from the Global South at the training courses. A scholarship includes:

  1. Registration fee for the 2 months online and 1 week in person training course.
  2. Travel costs from the country of residence to the in-person training course location in economy class fare.
  3. Daily subsistence allowance for 1 week.

Age

22-32 at the time of application

Gender

Female

Nationality

Nationals of the following countries and territories are eligible

Find out more about the eligibility criteria and apply for a scholarship

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