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University of London Human Rights Convocation Scholarship by Distance Learning 2019/2020 for International Students

A scholarship is available for the MA Human Rights programmes by distance learning.

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Application Deadline: 10th January 2019.

Eligible Countries: International

About the Award: Study by distance learning for MA Human Rights with help of the Convocation scholarship.

Type: Masters

Eligibility: To be eligible, you must satisfy the following:

  • You have submitted a completed application to study the MA programme
  • You meet the standard entry requirements for the MA programme
  • You demonstrate outstanding academic achievement at undergraduate level and/or excellence in human rights activism experience.

Students already registered with the University of London cannot apply for this scholarship.

Selection Criteria: Your application will be assessed based on academic potential, financial need, and voluntary or professional activism in the field of human rights. We are looking for:

  • How you make a specific case for financial support
  • How your personal statement shows relevance to the learning outcomes of the MA
  • How you demonstrate you’re potential to engage in the programme and put it to practical use for the purposes of promoting and securing human rights.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • The Convocation scholarship will cover fees payable to the University of London up to the value of £7,500.
  • It does not cover the examination centre costs or any other costs not directly payable to the University (such as the purchase of additional materials or electronic equipment).
  • Applicants must ensure they can cover such costs from other financial sources.

How to Apply: 

  • Download and complete the application form [Word, 18KB]
  • Submit an application for your chosen degree via the course page.
  • Upload your completed scholarship form under ‘Scholarship Form’.
  • Only completed applications will be considered.

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