2021 Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship for Women from Developing Countries

Applications are invited for Dorothy M. Senesh Graduate Fellowship is for women from developing countries who have already been accepted to a graduate program in peace studies from an accredited university.

Scholarship Details

  • Eligible Countries: Developing countries
  • To be taken at (country): country of admission
  • Eligible Field of Study: Peace and Development studies
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Number of Scholarships: Two
  • Value of Scholarship: The scholarship consists of US $ 10,000 in 2 years (US $ 5,000 per year) to cover university expenses of students
  • Duration of Scholarship: 2 years
  • Eligible Counties:  developing countries
  • Application Deadline: 15th January 2021


  • Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree
  • Applicants must have been accepted into a graduate program and
  • Applicants’ graduate work must be focused on issues related to the goals of IPRA.
  • Funds will only be dispersed when the selected candidate is admitted into a graduate program. Awards are considered based on need; therefore, students with substantial funding sources are less likely to be considered for the award.
  • This fellowship is not for research purposes and proposals.  Do not apply if you are male, if you are an undergraduate, or if you are not from a country in the Global South.

How to Apply

 Interested candidates must apply by emailing the required documents to to Program Administrative Assistant Ms. Crystal N. Money at seneshfellowship@iprafoundation.org. Please write in English or in Spanish.

Required Application Materials

  • Application (English or Spanish)
  • Letter of Acceptance to your graduate program (may be pdf)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (recommenders must email letters directly to Ms. Crystal Money.)

For more information, Visit Fellowship Webpage


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