The Graduate Studies in International Affairs (GSIA) program in the Australian National University College of Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) and Bjørknes College, offers one scholarship each year for full-time study in the Master of International Affairs specializing in Peace and Conflict Studies degree program. Tuition fees will be covered by The Australian National University and Bjørknes College; and students will receive some funding towards living costs as a stipend. Please be aware that it may take up to four weeks after arrival in Canberra before you receive your stipend payment. Recipients of the Oslo Piece Scholarship should come prepared with their own personal funds to support them for this period.
Program: Master of International Affairs specializing in Peace and Conflict Studies (Code 7815SPEACE)
Canberra: A$6,200 – in fortnightly payments
Oslo: NOK 30,000
Application Close: 30 April 2011
Take Up By: 17 June 2011
Oslo Session Commences: 15 August 2011 (tbc)
Oslo Session Ends: 9 December 2011 (tbc)
Canberra Semester Commences: 21 February 2010
Canberra Semester Ends: 30 June 2011
Eligible Program(s): Master of International Affairs specializing in Peace and Conflict Studies
Eligibility Criteria: International students, Australian and Norwegian students
Application Procedure for International Students
Assemble supporting materials:
An original or certified copy of complete academic transcript(s) – listing subjects taken and results achieved. (Original and certified English translation where applicable.) Please note that in order to receive an unconditional official offer of study from University Admissions you will eventually be required to submit either original copies of your documentation or copies certified according to the following instructions.
Proof of satisfaction of English language requirement (see below for details) if necessary.
At least two letters of academic reference with Referee`s Questionnaire forms. These must be sent directly to the GSIA office either by email, fax or post (contact details appear immediately below).
- Hedley Bull Scholarship applicants must submit three letters of academic reference and a written statement making a case for being granted a scholarship.
- Peace and Conflict Studies and Oslo Peace Scholarship applicants must submit three letters of reference two academic and one professional) and a written statement of interest.
If you are seeking admission on the basis of a combination of an academic qualification and relevant work experience, you must submit a CV and a supporting statement. All supporting materials can be scanned for inclusion with the online application, or sent directly to GSIA at the following address:
Graduate Studies in International Affairs
Department of International Relations
School of International, Political and Strategic Studies
Hedley Bull Centre, Building 130
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
fax +61 (2) 6125 7693
phone +61 (2) 6125 3793
email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants are encouraged to contact Graduate Studies in International Affairs office for more information:
Phone: +61-2-6125 2167