Full Masters in Sexual & Reproductive Rights Scholarships 2019

The Centre for Human Rights in partnership with University of Pretoria is offering  15 full Masters in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa degree scholarships, academic year 2019. The scholarships is worth US$15,000 …


ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP:

The Centre for Human Rights in partnership with University of Pretoria and the European Union is offering 15 full Masters in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa degree scholarships.

The goal of the scholarship is to train and nurture a pool of talented applicants to;

  • Gain knowledge in raising awareness about sexual and reproductive rights
  • Acquire skills needed for engaging the public in the understanding of sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Tackling stigma and discrimination attached to sexual and reproductive health rights

The scholarships are warded to talented African students to pursue LLM/MPhil at the University of Pretoria, academic year 2019.

The Masters in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa is a 2 year programme. The course is structure as follows;

  • A blended learning course including online interaction
  • Residential block-weeks in Pretoria.
  • 2 yearly contact sessions . Therefore, there will be  4 contact sessions over the period of 2 years.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Candidates for these scholarships MUST meet the following eligibility criteria;

  • LLM degree applicants must have graduate with a LLB degree or equivalent
  • MPhil degree is meant for non-lawyers who have an undergraduate degree in an academic discipline relevant to sexual & reproductive rights in Africa.
  • Have excellent academic records and
  • Demonstrate human rights experience or interest is pursuing the subject at a masters level.

NB:

Other qualifications in an academic discipline relevant to sexual & reproductive rights in Africa is also accepted. However, it is dependent on the decision by the Dean.

SCHOLARSHIP OFFERS:

The Scholarships is worth US$15, 000. Funding by the European Union is available.

HOW TO APPLY:

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APPLICATION DEADLINE:

30th June 2019

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE:

Please, visit the scholarship website for further information before submitting your masters degree application

http://www.chr.up.ac.za/srra