Gill Jacot Guillarmod Scholarship at the University of Pretoria, South Africa 2011

In loving memory of Gill Jacot Guillarmod, Senior Project Manager and Liaison Officer of the Centre for Human Rights from 1 May 2001 to 15 January 2010, in deep appreciation for her role to the academic and other programmes of the Centre, and in recognition of her humanity and humour, which left a profound impression on everyone whose lives touched hers, the Centre for Human Rights in 2010 established the Gill Jacot Guillarmod Scholarship.

-The Scholarship will be awarded annually to a Masters or Doctoral student studying towards a degree in human rights on a degree programme based within the Centre. -The Scholarship will be awarded annually, for a student undertaking studies in the following academic year. The Scholarship will be awarded for the first time in November 2010, for studies in 2011. The recipient of the scholarship will be publicly announced on or around 10 December every year, as part of the LLM Graduation Ceremony. The scholarship amount will only be paid to the recipient once he or she has been registered with the University of Pretoria. – All successful applicants for the LLM (Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa) may apply to be considered for this scholarship. -Any doctoral student or masters student registered on any other programme in the Centre may also apply for this scholarship. – The criteria for selection are: proven commitment to human rights; devotion to the cause of humanity; academic excellence; an ability to balance academic pursuit with other interests and financial need. -At the time of making the application, an applicant must reveal any other scholarships already awarded for the intended programme.

Scholarship Deadline: 30 October each year

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