The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are provided in the field of law.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The program does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. Candidates with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. The competition is merit
· based and open to those meeting the following criteria:
· Citizen and legal resident of an eligible country at the time of application (China; Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia; Mexico, Peru, Colombia; Tunisia);
· Work experience in the legal profession or advocacy focusing on human/disability rights;
· Excellent academic record with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.; in exceptional circumstances, those without a LL.B but with substantial relevant experience may be considered);
· Demonstrated leadership in the field of disability rights;
· Proficient in spoken and written English or French and able to meet university
· designated minimum scores on standardized language tests;
· Able to participate in an intensive academic writing program in Summer 2015;
· Able to begin the graduate program in August or September 2015;
· Able to receive and maintain visa or study permit required by host country;
· Clearly committed to return to home country to aid ongoing disability rights work.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not Known
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Scholarship is available for one academic year.
Number of scholarships: Not Known