Application for the Children’s Rights Scholarship for International Students in Netherlands – 2020/2021. Entry is now open at the Leiden University in Netherlands.
The program provides an advanced study of the field of children’s rights and pays particular attention to its intersections with diverse fields of law. The university will provide award amounts to up to € 35000, which will cover full participation costs (tuition fee, travel, living and accommodation costs).
Established in 1575, Leiden University is the oldest institution of higher education in the Netherlands. It has seven academic faculties and over fifty subject departments. There are various degree programs for students. They can choose from a range of undergraduate and graduate programs.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
CHILDREN’S RIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- Nationals of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Malawi
- Master of Laws advanced studies program in International Children’s Rights.
- Lack of financial means to follow the study program without the assistance of a scholarship.
- Students must have a full degree in law offering access to legal practice in the country where it was obtained, or an equivalent degree from a recognized university/law school.
- Applicants must have a full degree in law offering access to legal practice in the country where it was obtained, or an equivalent degree from a recognized university/law school or a degree at an equivalent level in a relevant discipline with a sufficient background in law
- You should check all the English language requirements when you come to study at Leiden University.
CHILDREN’S RIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
- If you would like to apply to this programme please take admission in Children’s Rights at Leiden University. After being enrolled, the applicant should submit an online application for admission to the Master of Laws. After submitting your online application, send an e-mail to the programme coordinator via [email protected]
Application must include:
- Two letters of recommendation, evidence of excellent academic performance, a copy of a valid passport or ID card, a copy of a Dutch residence permit (if applicable), CV, Language proficiency (if applicable) & copies of diplomas and transcripts and documented evidence of relevant (work) experience must be submitted.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before March 1, 2020 will be considered.
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