Candidates who would like to be considered for participation must meet the following criteria:
- At least 3 years experience in the field of peacebuilding.
- Completion of High School
- Competency in French (or English)
- Receipt of all application forms, deposit and tuition
The GLPI Coordination will select participants after receiving the following application materials:
- Letter from organization requesting training
- CV or brief biography explaining past experience in peacebuilding activities
- Completed Application Form
Due to a limited number of places available in the institute, candidates will be accepted on a rolling basis with priority given to early applicants.
All documents should be sent electronically to the GLPI Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org before August 15 in order for candidates to be considered for participation.
If selected, candidates must provide a $100 non-refundable deposit to GLPI before September 15.
Tuition and Fees:
|All Month||Per Week|
|Tuition, Room and Board||$1,800||$500|
Full tuition, room and board for the Institute is $1800. This includes lodging, food, course excursions and all costs related to purchase of supplies for participation. Candidates are expected to seek out an organization to sponsor them as a participant at the Institute.
While we encourage participants to commit to participate for the entire month, it is possible to select certain modules to attend. To participate on a weekly basis, the cost is $500 per week, which includes tuition, room and board.
For participants who have lodging in Gitega, the institute cost without room and board is $1200 for the entire workshop (includes lunch and breaks) or $300 per week (including lunch and breaks).
Single day participants are also welcome and may inquire about costs directly to the GLPI coordinator.
Payment for full tuition ($1700) must be received by September 30 in order to participate. This is preceded by a $100 non-refundable deposit for application fees paid by September 15. All fees must be transferred directly to the GLPI account.
Bank Name : BRB – Banque de la République de Burundi
Account Name : Great Lakes Peacebuilding Institute-GLPI
Account Number : 3302/545
Code Swift : BRBUBIBI
Bank Name : BCB – Banque de Crédit de Bujumbura
Account Name : GLPI/MIPAREC
Account Number : 0025 905-66
Swift Code : BCRBBIBI