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USIP Announces 2021-2022 Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellows
Thursday, September 16, 2021
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The U.S. Institute of Peace is pleased to announce the 2021-22 cohort of Peace Scholar Fellows. This year 115 applicants from 88 U.S. universities applied for this prestigious award. The 18 award recipients demonstrated the greatest potential to advance the peacebuilding field and the strongest likelihood to inform policy and practice.
Since 1988, USIP has awarded 371 non-residential fellowships to doctoral candidates enrolled in U.S. universities, many of whom have gone on to distinguished careers in research, teaching and policymaking. Over the past four years, USIP has collaborated with the Minerva Research Initiative to build upon the successes of the Peace Scholar program.
The 2021-22 cohort includes:
USIP-Funded Peace Scholars:
Minerva-Funded Peace Scholars:
USIP congratulates these distinguished scholars for their accomplishments and looks forward to supporting future generations of peacebuilders through our dissertation fellowship program.
The competition for the 2022-23 cohort opened on September 14, 2021, and the awardees will be announced the following spring. If you or someone you know is interested in applying to the program, visit the Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship Program page on USIP’s website for more information.
In Memoriam: General Colin Powell
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
News Type: Announcement
The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) joins the nation in mourning the passing of Colin Powell, who served his country with great distinction as Secretary of State, U.S. National Security Advisor, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
In Memoriam: John Warner
Thursday, May 27, 2021
News Type: Announcement
The U.S. Institute of Peace is deeply saddened by the loss of former Senator John Warner, a military veteran and leader renowned for his willingness to seek peace both globally and across the aisle. Warner served in World War II, the Korean War and went on to serve as undersecretary and secretary of the U.S. Navy before entering politics and becoming the second longest-serving U.S. senator in Virginia’s history.
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News Type: Announcement
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News Type: Announcement
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
News Type: Announcement
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