Application Deadline February 1, 2017

Requirements

  • Open to full-time sophomore or junior students.
  • Strong academic record
  • Must be able to attend the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum-September 15 and 16 (some pre/post programming on September 14 and 17).
  • Available for participation from June 18-August 4, 2017
  • Agree to use of blogs and pictures for further promotion of the program
  • Costs

Expectations

  • Regular blogging throughout time in Norway (at least once a week)
  • Openness to new ideas and enthusiastic participation
  • Upon returning to your campus, playing a leadership role in peace activities and promoting the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum.
  • Presentations to at least two venues during the following year

Application

  • 1,000 Word Essay (maximum) addressed to the Peace Scholars Selection Committee, articulating your interest in being a Peace Scholar, including how the experience would connect with your academic and vocational interests and goals.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation, at least one from a faculty member
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Interview (finalists)
  • Selected Peace Scholars must complete the Oslo International Summer School online application at uio.no/summerschool by March 1.

Selection Process

Application materials should be directed to Prof. Joseph Underhill,  underhil@augsburg.edu, by February 1, 2017.  Finalists will be interviewed and a faculty committee will review all applications and select the finalists.