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University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Fellowship Details for 2018



Application Deadline: 12th August 2018

Applications are currently ongoing for the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Fellowships (Short Course) for Students from Developing Countries. Interested students should see the details below.

University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Fellowship Details for 2018

University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Fellowship Details and FAQs

The University of Nottingham is a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom. It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881, and was granted a Royal Charter in 1948.

Nottingham’s main campus (University Park) and teaching hospital (Queen’s Medical Centre) are located within the City of Nottingham, with a number of smaller campuses and sites elsewhere in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Outside the United Kingdom, the university has campuses in Semenyih, Malaysia and Ningbo, China.

Nottingham is organised into five constituent faculties, within which there are more than 50 schools, departments, institutes and research centres. Nottingham has about 45,500 students and 7,000 staff, and had an income of £637.6 million in 2016/17, of which £123.7 million was from research grants and contracts.

Nottingham is a member of the Sutton Trust 13, an elite group of 13 UK Universities which are regarded as the most prestigious and selective and are ranked highest based on the average rankings of surveys by The Daily TelegraphThe Times, the Financial Times and The Sunday TimesNottingham was ranked #8 overall in the UK by the 2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings with a graduate employment rate of 88.4%.

A Chemistry graduate of the University of Nottingham and his wife, a lawyer, have established scholarships to assist overseas students in International Human Rights Law.

The Human Rights Law Centre of the University of Nottingham is pleased to announce two scholarships for our International Human Rights Law Short Course running from 1 October 2018 until 7 December 2018. 

When is the application deadline?

12th August 2018

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Developing Countries

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

University of Nottingham, UK

What is the category of this opportunity?

Short Courses, Fellowship

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

The scholarships are to be awarded to candidates from developing countries in which increased awareness of human rights can be seen to be needed and who would return home to work in human rights.

What are the benefits of the award?

The Anamax Charitable Foundation Scholarships (up to the value of £2,750) will cover:

  • Travel to/from Nottingham to attend the course (inc. airfare, airport transfers)
  • Accommodation for the ten weeks of the course, inclusive of all related taxes and bills.

HRLC will support the scholarships by offering a bursary to cover the course fee (up to the value of £2,950). The scholarships will be awarded subject to applicants satisfying UK immigration rules and obtaining, if necessary, a short-term study visa (at their own expense), with the support of HRLC. Successful applicants will also be responsible for their own travel/health insurance and day-to-day living expenses (food, local travel, etc.).

What is the duration of the programme?

10 weeks (1 October 2018 until 7 December 2018). 

How to Apply for the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Fellowship

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a 1,000 word statement detailing why you are applying for the short course and explain the work you will be undertaking in human rights upon your return home. Please send to Ms Agnes Flues, HRLC Coordinator, agnes.flues@nottingham.ac.uk.

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