Scholarships | Peace Studies


The Peace Studies Program offers scholarship opportunities for students interested in pursuing a Minor. A description to each of the scholarships is below:

Aileen Andrew Peace Internship Scholarships
The Aileen Andrew Scholarship was established by the Andrew Family Foundation. This Stipend, of up to $1000, is designed to support internships in the field of Peace Studies. Recipients of the stipend should be pursuing an education in Peace Studies at the University of North Texas, have a 3.0 GPA, and have junior standing at the time of the start of the internship.

Steven C. Poe Scholarship

The Steven C. Poe Scholarship honors a former distinguished member of the Political Science Department and internationally recognized expert on human rights. Dr. Poe was instrumental in the formation of the Peace Studies Program at the University of North Texas and this scholarship is of special interest to students studying human rights.

Oscar Arias Peace Studies Scholarship
Established by a donation from Nobel Peace Laureate and former President of Costa Rica, the Oscar Arias Peace Studies Scholarship is intended for graduate or undergraduate students in Political Science who have a special emphasis on peace studies.

The Robert C. Wahrmund Peace Studies Scholarship
The Robert C. Wahrmund Peace Studies Scholarship was established with a generous donation from the Trustees of the former Quakerland Friends Community. The Wahrmund Scholarship fund provides two scholarships of $500 each to freshmen or sophomores with a commitment to earning a Peace Studies minor, a Peace Studies certificate, or an International Studies major with an concentration in Peace Studies. Subject to the availability of funds, each year one scholarship will be offered to an in-coming freshman and one to a sophomore. Freshman recipients are eligible for a second year of the scholarship if they are chosen as the recipient of the sophomore scholarship.

Vivian Castleberry Trailblazer Scholarship
The Vivian Castleberry Trailblazer Scholarship is awarded to one student each year who is working on peace building projects in Denton, the United States or somewhere else in the world. The scholarship is for $4000.00 and is for one year.

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