The John J Sweeney Scholarship supports students enrolled to study full-time on the MSc in Peace and Conflict Studies
The John J Sweeney Scholarship is based at the world-renowned International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE) at Ulster University, and supports students enrolled to study full-time on the MSc in Peace and Conflict Studies , based on the Jordanstown campus (Belfast).
The Scholarship has a value of $20,000 and must be used towards the Scholar’s tuition fees. Any balance remaining may be used to purchase study materials/equipment, support course-related activities and/or in support of the Scholar’s living expenses and travel costs.
This scholarship is generously supported by funds raised by the AFL-CIO, the American Labor community, business and civic organisations, and individuals.
This special scholarship is named in honour of AFL-CIO President Emeritus John J. Sweeney, the son of Irish immigrants, who dedicated his life to advancing the well-being of working people, making outstanding contributions to working people both in the US and internationally which will live on for years to come.