The discount supports citizens from least developed countries with limited resources to build their capacity in order to better contribute to peace in conflict and post-conflict societies. It is available for various online postgraduate study programmes which do not require travel outside of their country.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Open University of Catalonia (UOC)
Field(s) of Study:
International Master’s Degree in Conflictology
Postgraduate Certificate in Armed Conflicts and Crisis Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding
Citizens from Least Developed Countries
USD 2,000. Recipients may pay the remaining tuition fees in up to three installments.
Any individual who meets the minimum criteria to be accepted on the study programme and who is a citizen from one of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs):
6. Burkina Faso
9. Central African Rep.
12. Dem. Rep. of the Congo
14. Equatorial Guinea
22. Lao People’s Dem. Rep.
35. Sao Tome and Principe
37. Sierra Leone
38. Solomon Islands
If you come from a developing country which is not listed above, you are not eligible for the LDC tuition fees discount. Likewise, the following applicants are not eligible for the discount:
– Individuals with dual nationalities one of which is not from a LDC;
– International UN staff and international staff from international organisations;
– Individuals with the means to afford the normal tuition fees.
Applicants must pre-register on the official website in order to be considered for the scholarship. They must tick the relevant box on the form and provide the necessary documents. Further information is available on the website.