Conrad Grebel University College, Master’s Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies:


A female student from Bangladesh who has spent the last eighteen years working with the Mennonite Central Committee in Bangladesh. She has worked to reduce violence against women, and to resolve community-level conflicts. She developed a training manual, and trained community leaders in peace-building and mediation techniques. She was selected as one of four Women Peace-Makers by the Joan B. Kroc Institute, University of San Diego. She is passionate about resolving conflict in her country and improving her skills and knowledge to contribute to future leadership positions in the field of peace and conflict studies after graduating.


Balsillie School of International Affairs, Master’s Degree in Global Governance:


A male student who is interested in the human rights implications of the increasing role of private military and security companies in contemporary conflicts.  In privatizing war in some respects, are there greater obstacles being created for the pursuit of peace? The scholarship, will permit him to participate in the CIGI Junior Fellowships program, a professional development program they run for their Masters students that cultivates research and policy analysis skills.


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