Sidney Topol Fellowship in Nonviolence Practice
MASTER OF ARTS IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND COEXISTENCE
The Heller school of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University offers the Sydney Topol Fellowship in Peace Practices, Violence and Sustainability to applicants for the Master of Coexistence and Conflict (COEX) program in 2020/2021. Whereas, this scholarship is open to students from all countries of the world who wish to contribute effectively to sustainability projects and to fight violence in their home countries and societies.
About the scholarship :
Practice honors the work of peace advocate, philanthropist, and entrepreneur, Sidney Topol, through the establishment of a full tuition scholarship to the Master’s Degree program in Coexistence and Conflict (COEX) at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. This fellowship does not cover airfare, fees, health insurance, or housing.
Host Institution :The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University
Field of study Masters Degree program in Coexistence and Conflict (COEX)
Target group: Applicants for the Masters Degree program in Coexistence and Conflict program who are able to prove that their community benefitted from their personal commitment to nonviolent principles through prior volunteer or work projects.
place of study: USA
• Applicants for the Sidney Topol Fellowship in Nonviolence Practice must prove that their community benefitted from their personal commitment to nonviolent principles through prior volunteer or work projects.
• Applicants must also commit to return to their community within the next two years to establish projects in nonviolence.
• During their year in residence the Topol Fellows will be responsible for planning and coordinating the Sidney Topol Lecture in Nonviolence which will bring to campus a leader in the field.
• Following their academic year in residence, Topol Fellows will secure required practicum placements in organizations that use nonviolence methods to achieve sustainable peace, or in organizations committed to developing such methods.
• Recipients of the Sidney Topol Fellowships in Nonviolence Practice will be required to produce a report detailing their experiences at Heller and in the field, and to share their expectations for furthering a career focused on the use of nonviolent methods in conflict ridden areas.
In addition to submitting a complete application to the Coexistence and Conflict program, fellowship applicants must submit the following materials:
• A personal essay which outlines their prior work in nonviolence, and their proposed work, and how completing the MA in Coexistence and Conflict will help them be successful in these endeavors.
• An interview either by phone or in person may be required.
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