White Poppy Peace
Scholarships


Please scroll down this page for information about the White Poppy Peace Scholarships, how to apply, and how you can support them



  About the Peace Scholarships

    The Peace Scholarships comprise grants that are awarded to assist with the costs of research that includes analysis of one or more of these topics:

    • the impacts of militarism, militarisation, military deployment and / or warfare;
    • alternatives to militarism, militarisation, military deployment and / or warfare;
    • opposition to militarism, militarisation, military deployment and / or warfare;
    • military recruitment practices and messaging;
    • state construction of national identity based on militarism and militarisation;
    • the military-industrial complex; or
    • media coverage of militarism, militarisation, military deployment and / or warfare.

    The Peace Scholarships are for students at any tertiary education institution in Aotearoa New Zealand. Each grant is a minimum of $1,000 - one is for a Maori or Moriori student, with the other/s open to any student with New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency.

    The White Poppy Peace Scholarships were launched by Professor Cynthia Enloe at her public lecture in Wellington on 30 October 2009. The first two Peace Scholarships were awarded in April 2010, two more in April 2011, one in 2012, and one in 2013.


  How to apply for a Peace Scholarship

    Applications for Peace Scholarships to assist with research costs during the 2016 academic year opened on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2015, information - on Facebook - formatted for printing. The deadline for applications is Friday, 11 March 2016. Guidelines for applicants are available here and the application form is available on request.


  How you can support the Peace Scholarships

    The White Poppy Peace Scholarships are entirely funded by donations, including those collected during the White Poppies for Peace Annual Appeal. The amount and number of grants awarded annually is determined by the amount raised during that year.

    There are two ways you can support the Peace Scholarships - by making a donation, or by helping to collect donations for white poppies. Your generosity will help to promote peace by directly supporting research into militarism, militarisation and war.

    To make a donation by cheque, please use the form available here; or if you would prefer to make a donation by direct credit or internet banking, please email White Poppy Peace Scholarships and we will provide the details for you. A tax credit receipt is sent for all donations.

    To support the Peace Scholarships by helping to collect donations for white poppies:

    • if you can assist with the White Poppies for Peace Annual Appeal (17 to 24 April), please fill in and return this form or contact White Poppies for Peace;
    • if you would like to have white poppies available at your peace event at any time during the year, please email White Poppies for Peace with your request.

    Thank you.


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