NEWS: First Call for Grants in PVE for refugee women

In the line of work for the prevention of violent extremism and as a coordinating entity of the OPEV (Observatory for the Prevention of Violent Extremism), NOVACT collaborates in the realization of the program “Promotion of the role of Syrian, Jordanian, Kurdish and Catalan civil society in the transformation of the causes of the conflict in Syria through holistic strategies for the Prevention of Violent Extremism with a gender perspective”, together with the Autonomous Solidarity Foundation (FAS).

The program seeks to contribute to the prevention of violent conflicts, the transformation of their causes and their resolution through dialogue by strengthening the role of civil society.

From the 16th June to 17th July 2020 (at 00.00 hours and both included), the period is opened for receiving applications for scholarships to finance four specialized higher education positions:

  • Three official master positions
  • A research position

These positions are open to refugee women, belonging to the refugee or displaced community in Syria, Iraq or Iraqi Kurdistan and will cover the full cost of study and living expenses during the university stay at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

You can find more information in this link. 

*The scholarships are funded by the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona