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.
Level/ Field of Study:
Scholarships are available for pursuing Master’s Degree (LLM/MPhil) in Human Rights.
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).
- Approximate cost: US$ 15 000
- UP TO 25 FULL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR AFRICAN CITIZENS.
Eligibility for Master’s Scholarship in Human Rights for African Students:
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 for the Scholarship:
Apply online via their website. See link below.
Applications close August 1, 2018.