Applicants must: (i) display intellectual ability and leadership potential; (ii) have an adequate standard of English, as defined and required by the University for studies at which the awards are given (iii) be citizens of a developing African Commonwealth country (see Appendix 1 for eligible countries) and resident/working in a developing African Commonwealth country when the award is taken up and for its duration (this does not have to be the applicant’s home country). and will normally: (i) already hold a law degree to a high standard. The degree must be at a level at least equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Law awarded in the UK. Applications from those with extensive human-rights related experience, but without a law degree, will also be considered. (ii) have work experience in a related field/s; (iii) not already have received or be currently receiving financial benefit from a previous British Government funded scholarship or a previous Commonwealth Commission funded scholarship. A preference will be given to applicants who have not previously studied outside of their home country.
Scholarship Deadline: 30 November 2011
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