AC4 Graduate Student Fellowship Program

The Fellowship Program engages students and faculty who are doing interdisciplinary research or practice with focus on conflict resolution and peacebuilding, to cultivate constructive conflict management and sustainable peace, and to support students to engage and think critically about issues of peace and sustainability.

Each year, AC4 funds as many as 12 Columbia University graduate students conducting an internship, applied research or a practice based project that is within AC4 focus areas. Such projects or studies might include, but are not limited to, dissertation research, thesis research, Capstones, or further applications or technologies that addresses current social or environmental challenges. Individuals or a team may apply. Up to $3,000 is provided to individual projects.

Application Deadline: February 12, 2018 Application details and info about the online application are available here.


The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4) strives to foster sustainable peace through innovation and integration.They work to enable and support integrative research and practice on sustainable peace, constructive conflict engagement, and sustainable development. This is built on an understanding that building peaceful and sustainable societies requires a systemic approach, leveraging the expertise and knowledge of scientists and practitioners from across disciplines and areas of practice. By connecting thought leaders at Columbia University and around the world, AC4 works to build opportunities to apply leading-edge science to generate solutions for some of our most pressing social and environmental challenges.
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