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CfA: OSI/FCO Chevening/University of Oxford Scholarships

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  • Petricusic Antonija
    OSI/FCO Chevening/University of Oxford Scholarships in International Human Rights Law 2005/2006 The scholarships provide fully funded opportunities for
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 3, 2005
      OSI/FCO Chevening/University of Oxford Scholarships in International Human Rights Law 2005/2006


      The scholarships provide fully funded opportunities for part-time postgraduate study in international human rights law at the University of Oxford. The course of study is taught over a period two years and consists of two six-week residential sessions in Oxford and three periods of distance-taught instruction using the Internet and email. The scholarships are intended for human rights professionals from Bosnia Herzegovina and Serbia who would be unable, without assistance, to take up their place on this course. Subject to satisfactory progress, the scholarships lead to the award of a Master of Studies in international human rights law.

      Each scholarship provides course and college fees at the University of Oxford over two years, a stipend to cover living costs (while students are in Oxford only) and return air travel from the scholar's home country for each residential session.

      The application deadline for the 2005/2006 academic year is Friday, March 4, 2005.


      Eligible Countries


      Bosnia Herzegovina; Serbia


      Eligible Subjects


      International Human Rights Law


      Criteria



      Applicants should:

      1. be both nationals of and resident in either of the two selected countries;
      2. have completed a law degree to a high standard. The degree must be at a level at least equivalent to a bachelor's degree in law awarded in the United Kingdom. In limited circumstances, applications from persons with other degrees who have extensive human rights-related experience will be considered;
      3. normally be under 35 years of age;
      4. have an excellent knowledge of English;
      5. have access to email and Internet facilities.


      Application Procedure


      1. Applicants should complete the course application form available from the course website at www.conted.ox.ac.uk/humanrightslaw <http://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/humanrightslaw/> or from one of the Soros Educational Advising Centers (See a list of country and region contact information <http://www.soros.org/initiatives/scholarship/focus_areas/uk/initiatives/scholarship/focus_areas/coordinators> .)
      2. Applicants should also provide the other documents listed on page 3 of the application form and which are explained in Section 1 of the "Guidance Notes for Completing the Application Form".
      3. The completed forms and other documents must be returned to the local Soros Educational Advising Center (EAC) or Soros foundation by March 4, 2005 at the latest.


      Selection Procedure


      1. All completed applications received by the local Soros Educational Advising Center or Soros foundation by the deadline will be forwarded to the University of Oxford. Academic staff at the university will compile a short-list of candidates.
      2. Applicants will be informed by their local EAC or Soros foundation in March/April 2005 as to whether they have been short-listed. Short-listed applicants will then be invited for an interview and an English language test in their home country in April 2005.
      3. Interviews will be carried out by representatives of OSI and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
      4. The final awards will be decided jointly by the university, the FCO and OSI-Budapest. Candidates will be informed by June 2005. In addition, certain candidates may be offered reserve places for scholarships, which means that there is a possibility that they will be given a scholarship, if one of the successful candidates withdraws from the program.
      5. Please note that the staff at local Soros Educational Advising Center and Soros foundations are not involved at all in the decision-making process. They will tell applicants as soon as they can whether or not they have been successful. Applicants should understand staff at these organizations will not be able to inform until they have been told by the University of Oxford and OSI-Budapest.


      Additional Information


      * Read the university's Graduate Studies Prospectus. Local Soros Educational Advising Center and Soros foundations will be able to make a copy available for applicants to consult. Applicants will not, however, be able to take this copy home.
      * Visit the university's website at www.ox.ac.uk <http://www.ox.ac.uk/> and the Graduate Studies Prospectus online at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/gsp/ <http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/gsp/> .
      * If applicants wish to find out more about the course content, they should visit the course website at www.conted.ox.ac.uk/humanrightslaw <http://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/humanrightslaw> .


      Contact Information


      Applicants should make use of all of the written documentation available to them: the course brochure, the scholarship guidance notes, the university's Graduate Studies Prospectus, and the guidance notes for completing the application form.

      Applicants who have any queries about the scholarships or these guidance notes should contact their local Soros Educational Advising Center, their local Soros foundation, or Kristina Palicska, the UK Programs Coordinator of the Scholarship Programs. Savickiene should be contacted by fax or email only at the following:
      Fax: 36-1-327-3107
      Email: kpalicska@... <mailto:kpalicska@...>

      Applicants who have academic questions should direct them to the human rights program administrator at the University of Oxford's Department for Continuing Education by fax or email only:
      Fax: 44-1865-270-314
      Email: iphumrts@... <mailto:iphumrts@...>
    • Alina Vasile
      Nous avons le plaisir de vous informer du lancement d un nouveau programme de bourses Eiffel-Doctorat du ministère des Affaires étrangères. Il permet
      Message 2 of 2 , Feb 23, 2005
        Nous avons le plaisir de vous informer du lancement d'un nouveau programme de
        bourses Eiffel-Doctorat du minist�re des Affaires �trang�res.
        Il permet d'offrir � des doctorants �trangers une ann�e en France (la 2e ou 3e
        ann�e de pr�f�rence).

        Toutes les informations relatives � ce programme et le dossier de candidature �
        t�l�charger sont en ligne � compter de ce jour sur le site internet d'�gide, �
        l'adresse suivante :

        www.egide.asso.fr/eiffel-doctorat

        En vous remer�iant de l' int�r�t que vous pourrez porter � ce nouveau dispositif
        de bourses, nous vous prions d'agr�er l'expression de notre consid�ration.

        �gide - Programme Eiffel Doctorat
        28 rue de la Grange-aux-Belles
        75010 Paris
        Tel : 01 40 40 59 07
        T�l�copie : 01 42 41 85 90
        M�l. : eiffel-doctorat@...
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