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Partially Funded MA of Law Scholarships in the US for Palestinian Students 2019

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Open Society Foundation, in collaboration with the Palestinian Rule of Law Awards, is offering qualified applicants from the West Bank and Gaza 5 one-year academic master of laws (LLM) scholarship, which will be available for the academic year 2019-2020.

Eligibility Criteria

The Palestinian Rule of Law Awards are merit-based and open to lawyers or law graduates normally resident in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and Gaza Strip who are:

  1. proficient in spoken and written English and Arabic;
  2. able to demonstrate professional aptitude and leadership potential;
  3. able to begin study in the United States in the fall of 2019;
  4. able to receive and maintain U.S. study visa;
  5. able to receive and maintain a visa for one-month attendance at a pre-academic summer course (location to be determined);
  6. able to obtain travel documents to leave and return to the West Bank or Gaza;
  7. committed to returning to the West Bank or Gaza after completion of the program to serve as leaders in their fields of specialization.

Applicants should have an outstanding academic record (a BA in law or other law degree is required), professional aptitude, and leadership potential. Preference will be given to candidates with some degree of practical experience.

Funding

Successful applicants will receive the following support:

  1. Tuition and mandatory university fees
  2. Monthly stipend for room, board, and other living expenses
  3. Program-related travel
  4. Accident and sickness insurance during the program
  5. Funds for educational materials and professional development
  6. All costs associated with an annual student conference
  7. Possible internship support
  8. The pre-university academic program in July 2019 that prepares finalist for the rigors of graduate-level academic study.

Ineligibility Criteria

The scholarship program does not provide the following:

  1. funding for applicants who are not normally resident in the West Bank or Gaza
  2. funding for study in fields other than law
  3. funding for dependent family members
  4. funding for individuals receiving other Open Society grants during the scholarship period
  5. funding for employees of Open Society directly involved in the administration of scholarship programs

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Eligibility

Nationality
Palestine
Country of residence
Palestine
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Law, Studying

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Travel costs, Accommodation, Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
United States
Required Documents
others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Law and Human Rights
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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