New call application for the scholarship in prevention of violent extremism
Fundació Autònoma Solidària (FAS) opens a new call for scholarships, intended to fund four positions of specialized university studies about the Prevention of Violent Extremism.
Within the framework of the program “Promotion of the role of Syrian, Jordanian, Kurdish and Catalan civil society in the transformation of the causes of the Syrian conflict through comprehensive strategies for the Prevention of Violent Extremism with a gender focus”, Fundació Autònoma Solidària (FAS) opens a new call for scholarships, intended to fund four positions of specialized university studies.
This program -which is carried out in collaboration with NOVACT and other civil society organizations from Jordan, Iraq and Kurdistan- seeks to contribute to the prevention of violent conflicts, the transformation of their causes and their dialogued resolution through the strengthening of civil society. At the FAS, it falls within the UAB Program for the Inclusion of asylum-seekers, which aims to contribute to the improvement of university practices in favor of the rights of refugees, through reception, support, training and advocacy.
The positions are aimed at generating knowledge in the field of prevention of violent extremism and peace building, and will cover the full costs of studying and living during their stay at the UAB.
The call is open to women belonging to the refugee or displaced community from Syria, Iraq or Iraqi Kurdistan. It offers:
- Three (3) Official master’s degree positions; and
- One (1) research position.
The period for submitting applications will be open from June 16 to July 17 2020, at 00.00, both dates included.
The scholarship is funded by the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. FAS will be in charge of managing the scholarship, and supporting the selected people during their time at the UAB.