25 Master’s Scholarship in Human Rights for African Students in South Africa, 2018

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Centre for Human Right in Pretoria, South Africa invites applications for its Master’s Scholarship in Human Rights for African Students in South Africa, 2018. This is a fully funded scholarship for african students to study in South Africa.

The Master’s Degree (LLM/MPhil) in Human Rights, up to 25 full scholarships are available for African citizens for 2018/2019 academic session.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa is a prestigious one-year intensive course where 25-30 exceptional individuals spend 6 months in Pretoria and 6 months at one of the 13 partner universities all over Africa.

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They are taught by eminent lecturers in the field of human rights and undergo many practical training exercises. It is the only course of its kind in Africa. Graduates become members of the HRDA Alumni Association whose 482 members are currently active in the full spectrum of human rights work: from grassroots, through civil service, to international organisations including the African Union and the United Nations.

Individuals from all African countries are invited to apply for admission to study for the Master’s Degree (LLM/MPhil) in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

What You Need To Know About Master’s Scholarship in Human Rights for African Students

Level/ Field of Study:

Scholarships are available for pursuing Master’s Degree (LLM/MPhil) in Human Rights

Host Nationality:

The LLM/MPhil is a regional cooperation initiative presented by the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria (South Africa), in conjunction with the faculties of law at Université d’Abomey-Calavi (Benin), Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), University of Alexandria (Egypt), Catholic University of Central Africa (Cameroon), University of Nairobi (Kenya), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (Mozambique), Université Gaston Berger de Saint Louis (Senegal), University of Ghana, University of Lagos (Nigeria), University of Mauritius, Makerere University (Uganda), University of Venda and the University of the Western Cape (South Africa).

Scholarships Benefits:

  • Approximate cost: US$ 15 000
  • UP TO 25 FULL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR AFRICAN CITIZENS.

Eligibility

The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa is a unique programme to which 25 to 30 applicants from African countries with the following degrees and preferably experience in the field of human rights are admitted:

  • Law students
    A degree allowing access to the legal profession (eg LLB or licence en droit)
  • Other students
    At least an Honours degree in a discipline relevant to human rights and democratisation

During an intensive one-year course, they are taught by eminent lecturers in the field of human rights and gain invaluable practical exposure. It is the only course of its kind in Africa.

How to Apply

Apply online via their website. See link below.

Deadline: applications close August 1, 2018

Click here for more details and to apply

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