Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Irish Aid Casement Master Fellowship for Nigerian Students, Ireland 2018

Deadline: 20/12/2017 Degree: Masters Scholarship Description: The Roger Casement fellowship has been established to honour the memo... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 20/12/2017


Degree: Masters


Scholarship Description: The Roger Casement fellowship has been established to honour the memory of the Irish human rights activist Roger Casement who spent some of his early working life in Calabar, Nigeria. He was an early advocate for human rights while in Nigeria, and, famously, during his later work in the Congo, the Amazon and in Ireland. With his humanitarian legacy in mind, it has been decided to support one Nigerian student to study a master’s degree in human rights in Ireland


Eligibility:

A. Be a citizen of Nigeria and be residing in Nigeria.
B. Have achieved the necessary academic standard to be accepted into a master’s level course of study in Human Rights.
C. Have a minimum of three years relevant work experience.
D. Be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to the development of Nigeria.
E. Be able to take up the fellowship in the academic year for which it is offered.
F. Meet any relevant procedural requirements of Government of Nigeria.
G. Be able to demonstrate skills in academic English by achieving an appropriate score on a recognised test (e.g. IELTS 6.5).

Benefits: The Irish Aid Casement Fellowship Programme normally covers: return airfares, full tuition, stipends to cover accommodation and subsistence costs, health insurance and other allowances, in addition to the necessary entry arrangements such as medical examination and visa.


Application: A completed application package should include the following documents listed by order:
A certified copy of your passport (details page) and Nigeria identity card.
A certified copy of academic transcript and degree.
Two academic references.
One professional reference.
Provide an original copy of a previous test result – IELTS (minimum 6.5) or equivalent taken within two years of the application date.
Submit proof of a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 at the time of application.
A completed application form should be submitted by post.


Scholarship Website: https://www.irishaidfellowships.ie/casement-fellowship