Children’s Rights Scholarship 3
The Children’s Rights Scholarship 3 is intended for nationals of Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Malawi who wish to follow the Master of Laws Advanced Studies programme in International Children’s Rights and meet all criteria for admission.
- 1 March 2023
- Target group
- Countries/ nationalities
- Nationals of Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Malawi
- Scholarship type
Students who wish to follow, and meet the admission criteria for, the Master of Laws: Advanced Studies programme in International Children’s Rights.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- be a national of Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda or Malawi,
- be highly motivated to follow the Master of Laws Advanced Studies Programme in International Children’s Rights, and
- Lack the financial means to follow the study programme without the assistance of a scholarship.
After graduation, scholarship recipients must return to their home country and bring into practice the knowledge obtained during the programme, in order to improve the implementation of international children’s rights in their home country.
You cannot be awarded a Children’s Rights Scholarship 3 if:
- you will follow a study programme other than the Master of Laws Advanced Studies programme in International Children’s Rights at Leiden University.
There are three scholarships available, each of €40,300. The scholarships will cover the full costs of participation (tuition, travel, living expenses and accommodation costs). The duration of the scholarship is one year.
- Submit an online application for admission to the Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in International Children’s Rights and pay the application fee of € 100. Don't forget to upload a valid English test result in your application.
- In your online application, upload a letter of motivation for Children’s Rights scholarship 3 in which you briefly explain:
- your financial situation and why you are unable to follow the programme without a scholarship.
- your reasons for wishing to follow the study programme.
- After submitting your online application, send an e-mail to the programme coordinator via ICRscholarships@law.leidenuniv.nl indicating your interest in the scholarship and attaching your scholarship motivation letter.
Note that your scholarship application will only be processed after you have submitted your application for admission via Leiden University’s online application portal (uSis) and have paid the application fee.
Candidates for the scholarship are selected by the Admission Board of the programme and the organisation providing the scholarship. Scholarship decisions will be announced in the first week of May 2023.
The Children’s Rights Scholarship 3 is a private scholarship.
Send a mail to ICRscholarships@law.leidenuniv.nl
The student is responsible for submitting a complete application for admission to Leiden University before the deadline mentioned above. Leiden University cannot be held responsible for late and/or incomplete applications.