APPLY: Brandon Research Fellowship in International Law, UK

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Brandon Research Fellowship in International Law, UK

The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is delighted to invite applications for the Brandon Research Fellowship. Scholars from all nationals are welcome to apply. Several countries will be given priority. The winning fellows will do visiting research in the area of international law at the Lauterpacht Centre. Interesting benefits will be given to the winners. 

Fellowship Description
The Brandon Fellowship funded by a generous gift by Mr Michael Brandonwhich aims to welcome visiting fellows at the Centre and to undertake their own project research on some aspect of public or private international law or international arbitration. Fellows from around the world are eligible to apply for this fellowship but preference will be given to candidates who are nationals of members of the European Union; members of the Commonwealth; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; China; Japan; Panama; Serbia; Switzerland; and the United States of America.

Award Value
The Brandon Fellowship is intended to cover a stay of a minimum of one acceptance period (approximately 12 weeks) at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law and has a maximum value of £4,500; any additional travel or other expenses will be the responsibility of the selected Fellow.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in international law.

Place of Study
At Lauterpacht Centre in UK.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • The Brandon Fellow will undertake a project on some aspect of public or private international law or international arbitration while based at the Lauterpacht Centre. Candidates must specify a project in their application. Candidates working in areas connected to LCIL fellows’ projects and activities are given particular consideration.
  • Fellows must produce a report of their work in English at the end of their Fellowship and deposit with the Lauterpacht Centre any publication resulting from the work undertaken during the Fellowship. The support received from the Brandon Research Fellowship at LCIL should also be acknowledged in the publication.
  • Candidates must be fluent in English and at least one of French, German or Spanish.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are nationals of members of the European Union; members of the Commonwealth; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; China; Japan; Panama; Serbia; Switzerland; and the United States of America.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who do not have the means to come to the Centre, and who have not yet been to the Centre.
  • Applications from regions or countries underrepresented among former LCIL visiting fellows are particularly welcome.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Application package must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • completed Application Form (including an outline of the proposed research);
  • curriculum vitae (maximum four pages);
  • two letters of reference.

Submission Deadline
21 March 2017.

Website and Application Link

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