Applications Now Open for 2015 El-Hibri Peace Education Scholarships


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2015

Contact: Rev. Bud Heckman +1-202-387-9500 bheckman@elhibrifoundation.org Director of Outreach, El-Hibri Foundation


2015 EL-HIBRI PEACE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN Three $5,000 Scholarships For Graduate Students

in Peace Education or Conflict Transformation

Washington, D.C. – The El-Hibri Foundation is pleased to announce the open period for receipt of applications for the annual El-Hibri Peace Education Scholarships. Nominations may be made online between March 16 and September 4, 2015. Three recipients will be honored as the 2015 El-Hibri Peace Education Scholarship recipients at a ceremony in the fall of 2015. Recent recipients of the Scholarships include the following students: Alexsandra Canedo (2014), Alpha Barrie (2014), Amani Mansour (2014), and Giselle Lopez (2013).

The El-Hibri Foundation will form a selection committee compromised of staff and peace education experts to review the applications and select awardees. Successful applicants will be informed of the outcome no later than October 15, 2015. If you have any questions about the requirements of selection process, please email info@elhibrifoundation.org.

About the El-Hibri Foundation

Founded by an American Muslim family, the El-Hibri Foundation supports peace education and interreligious cooperation through grants for promising groups, awards that recognize leadership and programs that promote learning and bridge-building. The El-Hibri Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation based in Washington, D.C.