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Conflict Research Centre Awards

The Conflict Research Centre at Saint Paul University is pleased to offer two awards recognizing student achievement at the graduate level. One award of $1000 (tuition credit) will be offered to a student in an English graduate program at Saint Paul University. A second award of $1000 (tuition credit) will be offered to a student in a French graduate program at Saint Paul University. In order to be eligible for the award, applicants must be continuing their graduate studies at Saint Paul University in 2012–2013.

The awards will be made on the basis of academic performance and contribution to university and community life through extra-curricular activities and/or professional achievements. Applications from students in all faculties are welcome. The Conflict Research Centre is concerned with conflict at the interpersonal, institutional, local, national, and international levels, and aims to enable dialogue and promote constructive responses to conflict. Accordingly, successful applicants will demonstrate an academic or personal interest in questions of conflict, and commitment to addressing conflict in a productive manner.

Application requirements and process:
Students who would like to apply are required to submit the following documents by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2012:

  • A cover letter outlining why the applicant meets the criteria for the award;
  • Transcript (undergraduate and graduate level);
  • Curriculum vitae highlighting professional or extra-curricular achievements related to conflict or associated issues such as human rights, development, and peacebuilding.

Applicants should submit three hard copies of each of these documents to Professor Megan Bradley’s mailbox in the Multi-services Centre, in an envelope marked to the attention of the Conflict Research Centre. Applications will be adjudicated by a committee of professors chosen by the Conflict Research Centre.

Hélène Tessier, Director, Conflict Research Centre, htessier@ustpaul.ca
Megan Bradley, Co-Director, Conflict Research Centre, mbradley@ustpaul.ca

Bahá’í Award for the Study of Peace and Conflict

The Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Ottawa is pleased to sponsor the Bahá’í Award for the Study of Peace and Conflict at Saint Paul University. The award of $500 is granted on an annual basis to a deserving full-time student entering their second year in the Master of Arts program in Conflict Studies at Saint Paul University. The Award recognizes academic excellence and a personal and professional commitment to understanding the root causes of conflict and the promotion of nonviolent conflict resolution. For more information, please contact Megan Bradley at mbradley@ustpaul.ca.

Essay contest

The Conflict Research Centre (CRC) sponsors an annual Conflict Studies Essay Contest. The CRC Conflict Studies Essay Contest recognizes outstanding work related to the field of conflict studies produced by undergraduate and graduate students at Saint Paul University.