Scholarships in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa 2023 at University of Pretoria in South Africa
The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa (HRDA) is a prominent one-year intensive course where 25-30 outstanding individuals spend six months in Pretoria and six months at one of the twelve partner universities all over Africa. They are taught by eminent lecturers in the field of human rights and experience many practical training exercises. Scholarships in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa 2023 at University of Pretoria in South Africa
Why study at the University of Pretoria?
The University of Pretoria is a multi-campus public research university in Pretoria, the administrative and de facto capital of South Africa. The university has grown from the original 32 students in a single late Victorian house to approximately 53,000 in 2019. The university was built on seven suburban campuses on 1,190 hectares (2,900 acres). The university is organized into nine faculties and a business school. Established in 1920, the University of Pretoria Faculty of Veterinary Science is the second oldest veterinary school in Africa and the only veterinary school in South Africa. In 1949, the university launched the first MBA programme outside North America, and the university’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has consistently been ranked the top business school in Africa for executive education, as well as being placed in the top 50 in the world. In 2012, the Financial Times ranked the GIBS Executive MBA 1st in Africa and 60th in the world. Since 1997, the university has produced more research outputs every year than any other institution of higher learning in South Africa, as measured by the Department of Education’s accreditation benchmark.
Eligibility for the Scholarships in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa 2023:
- Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest. Women, as well as members of minority groups such as indigenous people, LGBTI persons, and persons with disabilities, are particularly encouraged to apply.
Eligible Countries: Africa
Value of Award: Depending on the availability of funding, full scholarships covering at least tuition, accommodation, and official programme activities are covered for up to 25 citizens of Africa.
Number of Awards: Up to 30
All documents uploaded must be typewritten.
- The following documents will be requested during your application:
- Previous academic records/transcripts
- Previous degree certificate(s)
- Copy of bio-data page of passport
- A good quality photograph of yourself
- For applicants who did not obtain their qualifications in English: TOEFL, SAT1, or IELTS Test certificate.
Method of Application:
- All applications are handled via the online system Submittable.
- Applications for the programme to study at the University of Pretoria are fully online.
Application Deadline: 31st July 2023.