The United Nations-mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) is a graduate school specialising in peace education and conflict resolution training which is currently looking for scholarship applicants for its Asia Leaders Programme. This 18 to 20 month scholarship programme is being funded by The Nippon Foundation – Japan. As a dual campus programme, it is run at the UPEACE Main Campus in Costa Rica and at the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.
We are writing to you for the purpose of extending an invitation to interested parties to apply for the next intake of scholars. It is our belief that many individuals within your network would not only be interested but also well-qualified for this scholarship. We would thus like to request your assistance by disseminating the attached promotional materials within your network. For your quick reference, here are some pertinent details of this programme.
Target population: Asians primarily from Non-English Speaking Background with sufficient experience in and/or intent to be engaged in peace-related work
Deadline for application: September 2012
Commencement of Programme: March 2013 or June 2013
End of Programme: November 2014
Type of scholarship: Full Scholarship (100% of tuition, required travel to both campuses, a fixed stipend to assist in daily living expenses and basic medical insurance)
More details on the programme and the mechanics of the application process are contained on enclosed promotional materials and on our website: http://www.upeace.org/alp
For further questions or clarification you may contact the Department of Academic Administration at: email@example.com