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We have compiled 30 human rights scholarships for your consideration.
Human Rights Scholarships Provided By Schools and Universities
Two essay winners will receive a full scholarship to attend the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, as well as other benefits.
Highly qualified students admitted to the Human Rights LLM are eligible for a full scholarship along with career growth opportunities.
One applicant each to the MA in Applied Human Rights and to the LLM in Human Rights Law and Practice may receive an award of £2,770.
Students admitted to the LLM International Human Rights Law or LLM International Human Rights and Terrorism Law are eligible for a variety of scholarships with a value of up to the level of a fees bursary.
A scholarship worth £10,000 is available for an applicant to the Human Rights Law LLM. Preference is given to Indians currently residing in India.
One scholarship worth £28,000 will be awarded to a student admitted to the MSc in Human Rights who is a current resident of Israel, Palestine / Occupied Territories, or Palestinian Camps in Syria, Jordan, or Lebanon. The recipient must demonstrate commitment to promoting human rights in this area.
Indian students admitted to the MA in International Human Rights are eligible for an award of £3,000.
One student will be awarded a full scholarship to the Master’s in Human Rights and Conflict Management Program.
One student admitted to the LLM Gender, Conflict, and Human Rights will be awarded a scholarship with a possible value of £1,000.
Students from or resident in Northern Ireland who are applying to either of the University’s Human Rights LLM programs are eligible for an award of £3,000.
One student accepted to the LLM Human Rights and Transitional Justice will receive a scholarship with a possible value of £1000.
UK and EU students applying to the LLM International Law: Crime, Justice, and Human Rights are eligible for one of one hundred scholarships worth £2,000.
Applicants to the MA in International Human Rights who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the lives of people in the developing world are eligible for this scholarship.
This scholarship is available for female applicants studying Human Rights, Conflict Resolution or are in the Master’s International Program at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.
Applicants to the MA in International Human Rights who are interested in international security and diplomacy are eligible for a full scholarship to the program, as well as admission to a selective program within the MA.
Three awards worth up to £5,000 are available for students admitted to the LLM in Human Rights.
International students from the EU who have been admitted to the LLM International Human Rights Law may apply for one of 18 scholarships worth €500.
A scholarship covering up to 50% of tuition is available for up to four students admitted to the MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights.
Students from the commonwealth applying to the MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights may receive an award of £12,000 and a 50% fee waiver.
Applicants to the MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights who are of Indian, Pakistani, and/or Bangladeshi descent are eligible to receive awards ranging from £3,000 to £7,795.
An award covering the full cost of tuition will be given to an applicant of either the MA in Human Rights Law or the LLM in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice who has demonstrated commitment to the protection of human rights for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.
Students who will be conducting research in human rights as part of their Master’s or Doctorate degree are eligible for a living allowance and relocation grant.
Up to ten full scholarships are available for students from developing countries within the commonwealth who are applying to the MSt in International Human Rights Law.
Applicants to the MSt in International Human Rights Law are eligible for awards ranging from £500 to £5,000.
A full scholarship is awarded to two students admitted to the part-time MSt in International Human Rights Law who are from countries within the ASEAN.
Applicants to the Master in International Law and Human Rights are eligible for one of three types of scholarships, ranging in value from full to partial funding.
Human Rights Scholarships Provided by Organizations
Two awards of $3,000 and $2,000 each are available to high school seniors living in Utah who are committed to promoting civil liberties.
Those interested in participating in the ECCHR’s legal training may apply to receive a scholarship in the form of a paid internship.
Students from select Norwegian universities who are working on an MA in human rights or a related issue are eligible to apply for an award of up to NOK 60,000.
Active members of the JACL who are interested in human rights may apply for this scholarship to help cover the cost of graduate school tuition in the United States.