Peace and Disarmament Education Trust (PADET)

Closing date: 29 July 20 - multiple closing dates
Value of Award: See 'Additional Information'
No. of awards: Varies
Tenure: One year for a master's thesis and, one year for up to three years for a doctoral thesis. Subsequent years' funding will be considered on provision of a satisfactory progress report being made and an application for funding received.

Regulations

The Peace and Disarmament Education Trust (PADET) is a charitable trust established by the New Zealand government on 3 May 1988 to promote peace and disarmament.

The purpose of PADET is to advance education and promote international peace, arms control and disarmament. PADET funds not-for-profit projects and scholarship topics that support these objectives.


Selection criteria:

  • Applicants must be • individuals who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents based in New Zealand, • students who are enrolled or intend to enrol in a MA or PhD degree course of study at a New Zealand tertiary institution during the period for which the scholarship is sought

General Information:

How do students apply?
If you are planning to request a Peace and Disarmament Education Trust grant then we suggest you start by checking the dates next year for projects and then projects and scholarships. To be ready to make a request you can find out more about what you will need here; Your REAL ME LOG IN    Setting up as a new group or organisation  If you are a returning group or organisation
Regulations

Decision makers
The Public Advisory Committee on Disarmament and Arms Control (PACDAC) markes recommendations to the Trustee of PADET (the Secretary of Internal Affairs) who makes the final decision.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
There are two funding rounds for the Peace and Disarmament Education Trust each year. The first round is for project requests and the second round is for both project and scholarship requests. The first 2019 Peace and Disarmament Education Trust round opens: 20 Feb 2019 The first 2019 Peace and Disarmament Education Trust round closes: Wednesday 3 Apr 2019 The first 2019 Peace and Disarmament Education Trust funding round will be decided by: Wednesday 5 Jun 2019 The second 2019 Peace and Disarmament Education Trust round open: Wednesday 19 Jun 2019 he second 2019 Peace and Disarmament Education Trust round closes: Wednesday 31 Jul 2019 The second 2019 Peace and Disarmament Education Trust funding round will be decided by: Wednesday 11 Sep 2019

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
PADET scholarships - grants recipients are required to submit a copy of the completed MA or PhD. The supervisor is required to submit a report 12 months after the grant is uplifted, on completion of the MA or PhD, and at other times if requested by the Trust.

Additional information
Value: Scholarships are awarded in two categories, depending on the individual's circumstances: • up to NZ$14,000 for a full year's work is available for a Master's research thesis scholarship • up to NZ$21,000, plus up to NZ$5000 for tuition fees, per year for up to three years is available for a PhD doctoral thesis scholarship

Who else has information about this award?
Peace and Disarmament Education Trust grants are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs. Information about the Trust, including how to apply, is located on the www.communitymatters.govt.nz website.


For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Trust Advisor
Dept of Internal Affairs

PO Box 805

Phone: 0800 824 824

Email: community.matters@dia.govt.nz

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