The Joan B. Kroc Faculty of Peace Research on the College of San Diego started a fellowship program Wednesday to supply full scholarships to college students from Traditionally Black Faculties and Universities who’re “dedicated to creating extra peaceable and simply societies.”
The varsity will choose two college students from a pool of candidates for its Grasp of Arts in Social Innovation program, and can cowl the complete prices of tuition and on-campus housing, valued at $60,000 per scholar, in accordance with an announcement from the college.
The primary Kroc Faculty HBCU Changemaker Fellows will begin the year-long program in fall 2024.
“The Kroc Faculty HBCU Changemaker Fellowship aligns with our establishment’s core values of inclusivity, social justice, and tutorial excellence,” stated USD Senior Vice President and Provost Gail Baker, who additionally serves as interim dean of the Kroc Faculty. “By opening doorways to college students from HBCUs, we’re fostering a extra numerous and vibrant group of peace builders who will handle the advanced challenges going through our world society.”
In response to the college, college students within the fellowship program could have alternatives for group engagement, mentorship and entrepreneurship coaching with native enterprise leaders.
Functions for the fellowship are open by means of Jan. 19, 2024. USD will maintain informational webinars on this system Oct. 19 and Nov. 14. Extra details about the fellowship may be discovered at www.sandiego.edu/peace/teachers/hbcu.php.
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