Commonwealth Scholarships – Oxford

Each year we apply to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission of the United Kingdom for funding to enable up to ten human rights advocates from selected developing African and South Asian Commonwealth countries to undertake the Master’s in International Human Rights Law.  Since 2012, Commission has generously provided this funding and we are pleased to report that our latest application has also been successful.

Last Date for Application 2015-01-23
Eligibility The scholarships will be open to candidates from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Candidates usually need to be Commonwealth citizens of one of the eligible countries AND be permanent residents and currently resident in a developing Commonwealth country at the time of application and throughout the program. In addition, non-native English speakers will need to submit proof that they meet the minimum English proficiency requirements for the course.