Fully Funded Symposium in Washington,D.C! Competitions International 
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Fully Funded Symposium in Washington,D.C!

About the Program: 

WIS is a part of a larger initiative designed to bridge existing divides between the traditional security community and the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) community. The WPS+GPS Initiative seeks to reframe and broaden the WPS agenda to include a Gender, Peace, and Security (GPS) agenda in order to advance knowledge and build and support a community of international security experts that is more diverse and knowledgeable about gender analyses of complex international security challenges.

At  symposium you will examine international security challenges from a gender perspective and bring together an international cohort of 24 graduate students (MA and PhD students).

Deadline: June 1,2017

Program Date:November 12-19, 2017



  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a Masters or PhD program in international affairs, security studies, gender studies, anthropology, political science, international development or a related discipline. Students who will be enrolled within the next academic year will also be considered;
  • Between the ages of 25 and 40;
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English.


For more information and application form, click here



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