January 24, 2013

Cohen Peace Funds Available

Announcing available funds from the Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Fellowship Fund. These funds are meant to support faculty members and graduate students that are presenting scholarly papers or serving on a symposium at professional conferences on topics directly connected to the mission of the Cohen Fund. The Cohen Fund mission is to provide "a lasting memorial to Benjamin Cohen by fostering new approaches to the problems of peacemaking."

Awards from the fund shall be used to memorialize Mr. Cohen's commitment to the attainment of world peace by focusing on the study and discussion of world issues that affect world peace. Two awards of up to $500 are available for this academic year.

Funds may only be used to offset travel expenses (e.g., airfare, lodging, local transportation, meals).

You can find the application linked with this opportunity at: http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/centersandinstitutes/peace/academicopps/cohenpeacetravelfund

Information about the Cohen Fellowship Program can be found at: http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/centersandinstitutes/peace/academicopps/cohenpeacefellowship

Please note that is ESSENTIAL that a submitted proposal clearly articulate how the presentation fits with the mission of the Cohen Fund. Proposals that are not consistent with this mission will not be reviewed. Please also note that the deadline to apply for these funds is March 1, 2013.

If you have questions please contact"
Larry Gerstein, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies
765-285-1622 or E-mail

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