Peace and Reconciliation Fellowships

Subject areas

Tenable in any field linked to the ACU's Peace and Reconciliation network for purposes of research, teaching and learning, and institutional reform. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Decolonisation
  • Human rights
  • Indigenous studies
  • Peace and post-conflict studies
  • Reconciliation
  • Transformative justice


Applicants must be either PhD students, post-doctoral academic staff at any stage of their career or professional staff of an ACU member university.

The Fellowships

Two fellowships are available.

Tenable at any ACU member university outside the applicant's country of residence.

The fellowships can be used for either a collaborative academic research visit, or a collaborative fact-finding visit.

Tenure of Fellowship

Travel must take place between 1 August 2019 and 31 July 2020.

  • The tenure of research-focused fellowships must be for a period of between one and six months
  • The tenure of fellowships not focused on research can be between two weeks and six months

Value of Fellowship

Up to GBP £5000 and intended to cover:

  • international economy return airfare and other travel costs
  • medical insurance and visa fees
  • board and lodging fees
  • research costs


Fellows are required to submit a short written report using a form provided by the ACU within two months of the fellowship ending, and to respond to a follow-up survey a year later. Fellows will also be invited to join the ACU's alumni programme.


Applications are now closed.

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