Trinity Offering Kader Asmal Fellowship for International & Comparative Law LL.M.

Award covers tuition, travel, and stipend; applications close on December 19

The Law School of Trinity College Dublin has announced the Kader Asmal Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year. This fellowship applies to Human Rights Law, specifically the LL.M (International and Comparative Law). Candidates will selected by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC). 

The Kader Asmal Fellowship will cover – among other costs – tuition fees, economy travel to and from the awardee's country of residence, and a monthly personal living allowance.

Kader Asmal was a lecturer in the School of Law at Trinity College Dublin from 1963 to 1990. He was a member of the first democratically elected government of South Africa having previously been a leader of the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement. 

To apply for this scholarship through the Canon Collins Trust, eligible candidates must:

  • Be a national of South Africa or;
  • Be a national of Zimbabwe in possession of a South African permanent resident permit;
  • Have achieved the necessary standard to be accepted onto a postgraduate course in an institute of higher education in Ireland;
  • Be applying for the LL.M (International and Comparative Law Degree) at Trinity College Dublin.

The closing date for applications is December 19, 2014. (UPDATE: Deadline has been extended to February 26, 2015.)

Full application details are available at http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/ireland.html

Image: By Patrick Theiner - I created this work entirely by myself., CC BY-SA 3.0, (cropped) https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=20299497

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