Apply for USIP Peace Scholar Fellowship Program 2024/2025 before registration deadline. We are delighted to inform you that 2024/2025 United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Peace Scholar Fellowship Program is now open – register online.
USIP seeks applications from Ph.D. candidates with high-quality, policy relevant research that will deepen understanding about conflict management, peacebuilding and other applicable security-related studies. USIP strongly prefers applications closely related to the USIP Issue Areas and/or research priorities of the Minerva Research Initiative.
Special consideration will be given to proposed research in the following areas:
- Strategic rivalry
- Global shocks and fragility
- The American approach to peacebuilding
Benefits for selected candidates
- USIP funds up to 18 Peace Scholars for a 10-month, non-residential fellowship. Peace Scholars receive stipends of up to $20,000 paid directly to the individual in three tranches. Peace Scholar awards may not be deferred.
- Peace Scholars are required to participate in an annual workshop, in-person in Washington, D.C. in Fall 2024. The Peace Scholar is required to submit a copy of their completed and committee approved dissertation to USIP
How to apply for USIP Peace Scholar Fellowship Program 2024/2025
Applying for the Peace Scholar Fellowship competition is a two-step process.
REGISTRATION: All applicants must have registered for this competition even if you have registered previously for another USIP competition.
APPLICATION: After completing the registration, applicants must prepare and submit a complete application. USIP does not provide status updates on submitted applications at any time.