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Hi all,

We just wanted to remind you of scholarship opportunities available for the 2012 IACM Conference in South Africa. 


We have three gracious scholarship sponsors this year: The Dispute Resolution Research Center at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), The Earth Institute, Columbia University, and ACCORD. For full information on the eligibility requirements and application procedures, please see below.


*Even if you already applied, please do send an email to the contact people below to make sure that your application is being considered. Please note that it IS possible to apply to more than one scholarship.*


Best wishes,

Lindy Greer




The Dispute Resolution Research Center
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University

 Five student scholarships which allow conference registration fees to be waived


1.   Graduate student as solo or first author on an accepted paper or poster

2.   Preference will be given to first-time attendees and/or graduate students who have not previously received a scholarship

3.   Preference will be given to highly rated papers


Application Procedure:

To apply, please send an email to Lindy Greer ( which includes the name of your paper, whether or not you are a graduate student, and whether or not this will be your first IACM conference. All emails must be received by April 16th, 2012.






Five scholarships available to provide funding for conference registration costs



1.   Open to all conference participants: practitioners, academics or post-graduate students

2.   Lead author on a paper which falls under one of the following themes:

·        Mediation in Africa

·        Conflict Analysis of one or more rather current African case(s) e.g. in North Africa, the Great Lakes Region, Somalia…

3.   Willingness to write summary on topic for ACCORD


Application Procedure:

To apply, please send an email by Friday 25 May 2012 with your contact information and paper to: Sabrina Ensenbach (



Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4)

The Earth Institute

Columbia University 


Five scholarships available for conference costs (up to 3k) for students from historically under-represented groups in the US


Five additional scholarships available for conference costs (up to 3k) for students from a developing country (but currently studying anywhere)



1.     Your paper, poster etc. has to be accepted by IACM to receive a grant from AC4

2.     You must either be from a historically under-represented group in the US or a student anywhere in the world but must be from a developing country to apply for either of these two grants

3.     All applicants must be currently enrolled master’s or doctoral students

4.     Demonstrated desire to attend conference and demonstrated financial need


Application Procedure:

To apply, please email the following materials  to Hakim M. A. Williams ( April 20th, 2012 by 5pm EST (NYC):


1.   2-page essay which outlines applicant’s topic, how applicant will add value to the IACM conference, and how applicant will benefit from this scholarship;

2.   Copy of abstract submitted to IACM; (ABSTRACT NOT THE WHOLE PAPER)

3.   One letter of recommendation in sealed envelope with signature of recommender across the seal; letter should explicitly state that applicant is a currently enrolled student; VIA EMAIL THIS LETTER CAN BE SCANNED WITH ORIGINAL SIGNATURE OF RECOMMENDER AT THE BOTTOM.

4.   Itemized budget (indicating how scholarship will be spent).

5.   (for students from developing countries ONLY): proof of applicant’s country of origin (COPY OF PASSPORT (or such other documents) from developing country)




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