White poppy peace scholarship: extended deadline

This message is to let you know that the deadline for applications for White Poppy
Peace Scholarships to assist with research in the 2013 academic year has been
extended to Friday, 5 April 2013.

Please forward this message on through your networks, especially to any tertiary students who may be interested in applying.

Information about the White Poppy Peace Scholarships, how to apply, and how to
support the Peace Scholarships, is available below and online at
- please share the link on your page, thank you.

About the Peace Scholarships
The Peace Scholarships comprise at least two grants that are awarded each year to
assist with research into: the impacts of militarism, militarisation and warfare;
alternatives to militarism, militarisation and warfare; or collective non-violent
responses to state violence. The Peace Scholarships are for students at any tertiary
education institution in Aotearoa New Zealand. Each grant is a minimum of $1,000 -
one is for a Maori or Moriori student, with the other/s open to any student with New
Zealand citizenship or permanent residency. The Peace Scholarships are entirely
funded by donations, including those collected during the White Poppies for Peace
Annual Appeal (17 to 24 April). The number and amount of the grants awarded annually
is determined by the amount raised during each year.

How to apply for a Peace Scholarship
Guidelines for applicants are available at peacescholarship The extended deadline
for applications for Peace Scholarships to assist with research in the 2013 academic
year is Friday, 5 April 2013.

How you can support the Peace Scholarships
There are two ways you can support the Peace Scholarships - by making a donation, or
by helping to collect donations for white poppies, an international symbol of
remembrance for all the casualties of war and of peace. Your generosity will help to
promote peace by directly supporting research into militarism, militarisation and
warfare. To make a donation by cheque, please use the form at peacescholarship and
we will provide the details for you. A tax credit receipt is sent for all donations.
To support the Peace Scholarships by collecting donations for white poppies: if you
can assist with the White Poppies for Peace Annual Appeal, 17 to 24 April, please
fill in and return the form at whitepoppies if you would like to have white poppies
available at a peace event at any time during the year, please email whitepoppies
with your request. Thank you.


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