Scholarships available to students from east European & Eurasian countries

The Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) in Riga, Latvia has announced scholarships for an LL.M program with a specialization in Public International Law and Human Rights funded by the Open Society Institute.

The purpose of these scholarships is to support students who have demonstrated academic excellence in law or a comparable field of study and have a demonstrated commitment to work in the field of public law, human rights, or public service.

Scholarships are available to students from Russia, Byelorussia, Ukraine and South Eastern Europe, and Central Eurasia regions. The scholarships cover tuition and fees for the LL.M. program.

Scholarship applications are due June 9, 2008.

For more information, including conditions and a list of all eligible countries, please visit the RGSL website. For more information about the LL.M. programs at RGSL, please see their full LLM GUIDE profile.

UPDATE (May 28):  RGSL has also announced more European Union-funded scholarships available for students taking the European Law Master's course.  University graduates from 17 countries are eligible. Applications are due on June 2, 2008. For moe information, please click here.

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