[Blueboard] Call for Application: 2018 MPI Annual Peacebuilding Training (Non-Degree)

Dj Andres dandres at ateneo.edu
Thu Jan 4 14:15:50 +08 2018


Dear Colleagues,

The United Board is pleased to announce that applications are now being
accepted for the 201 MPI Annual Peacebuilding Training that will run from *May
7 to 25, 2018* in Davao City, Philippines.

Committed to whole person education, the United Board supports faculty
development for enhanced teaching, learning, and research. The United Board
provides scholarships for faculty members to participate in this training,
and to encourage the integration of peace education into the curriculum or
extracurricular activities of higher education institutions.

The training is administered by the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute
Foundation. MPI was established in 2000, as a resource for peacebuilders of
diverse cultures: providing skills, conducting research and building
solidarity within the Asia-Pacific Region.

Successful applicants will be entitled to a scholarship which will include:
tuition, room and board (simple dormitory style accommodation and full
meals) for three weeks, as well as round-trip economy airfare (for
international participants only). United Board staff will contact
successful candidates regarding flight arrangement; and reimbursement of
flight will be made upon submitting the final report, due within one
month after
completion of the program. Please note that visa, ground transportation,
and insurance are not covered and participants shall arrange appropriate
travel medical insurance.

More details of the MPI Annual Peacebuilding Training can be found at:
https://mpiasia.net/


*Eligibility*



Successful candidates shall:

   - be under 40 years old by the time of application
   - be currently employed at one of the United Board network institutions
   - have adequate English proficiency
   - be in good health and physically fit (especially for those  enrolling
   in field-based courses)
   - be committed to the entire three weeks’ training
   - have initiated peacebuilding activities on campus or taught courses
   related to peace education; preferences will be given to those who have led
   in a United Board supported project in “peacebuilding, peace education, or
   interreligious dialogue/understanding”.


 *Requirement*

A complete application shall include:

   - Application Form
   - Endorsement letter from the head of institution*
   - Resume



**Due to the limited space, each institution is invited to nominate up to
two candidates only.*

All applications and requests for further information should be sent to the
United Board at UBScholars at unitedboard.org by *February 15, 2018*. United
Board will contact shortlisted candidates by late February 2018.


Best regards,

Vivica


Vivica Xiong | Program Officer
United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia
1/F Chung Chi College Administration Building
The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Shatin | Hong Kong
Tel: 852.3943.4213 | Web: www.unitedboard.org





Djoanna Paula C. Andres
Office Staff
Office of Associate Dean for Research and Creative Work
Ateneo de Manila University
Telephone: 426 6001 local 5046
Fax: 426 5663

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