About USIP Support

Public Education for Peacebuilding Support (PEPS) is a new initiative of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The initiative seeks to support American colleges, universities and public libraries interested in holding events addressing international peace and conflict resolution.

USIP Support Details:

Application Deadline: The application is now closed.

Key Goal: USIP Public Education for Peacebuilding Support seeks to assist institutions of higher education, university groups, and public libraries that are advancing the understanding and promotion of peacebuilding and conflict resolution. By providing small support funding, the initiative will support activities that promote awareness and engage communities in a discussion of issues critical to the global community’s security and peacebuilding efforts.

Funding: Up to 250 institutions will receive up to $2,000 in matching support for their public education activities, through two cycles over the period of November 2012 – December 2013. Cost-sharing is required on the part of the support recipient.

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