BATH — Presentation of the third PeaceWorks peace studies scholarship is scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday at University College, 9 Park St.

Greater Brunswick Peace Works will award this year’s Peace Studies scholarship to Woolwich resident Gwendolyn Shatto.

A University of Maine at Augusta student pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in liberal studies student, Shatto will study “Buddhism, Peace and Contemplative Traditions” in the university’s certificate program this semester.

The University of Maine’s Peace Studies Program focuses on education for peace, justice, human rights, nonviolence, tolerance, global understanding, interdependence and environmental responsibility, according to a PeaceWorks release. Courses in the 18-credit hour undergraduate, interdisciplinary certificate in peace and reconciliation studies are available online.

Susanne Jones, last year’s scholarship recipient, will talk about the ways in which the program challenged and supported her world view, the release states.

The presentation is open to the public. In case of inclement weather, the scholarship will be presented at 5 p.m. Jan. 27.

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