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Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Scholarship 2024/25

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Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Scholarship 2024/25

Scholarships allow talented young individuals who otherwise couldn’t afford it to follow our programmes and subsequently pursue a profession within the human rights, humanitarian and justice sectors.

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer every 12 months greater than 25 partial and full scholarships for our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (LLM), in addition to full scholarships for our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law.

Partial scholarships cover tuition fees. Full scholarships cover tuition fees and living expenses in Geneva for 10 months.

LLM

We provide full scholarships for residents of non-western countries (full list of eligible countries available here).

We also provide every 12 months a partial scholarship for EU residents.

These scholarships are allocated through a highly competitive process based on criteria established by scholarships donors, and which notably include academic merit, extracurricular achievements and the candidate’s financial needs.

APPLICATION

Scholarship requests should be submitted with the candidate’s application.

When applying, you could choose from two tracks: application with scholarship (partial or full) or application with no scholarship.

If you apply to each tracks, your application might be considered under the non-scholarship track. Successful applicants who select only the non-scholarship track cannot subsequently be considered for a scholarship.

Please note that so as on your applications to be reviewed, you’ll have to pay a non-refundable admission fee of CHF 100.

MTJ

We only provide full scholarships for residents of non-western countries (full list of eligible countries available here). 

These scholarships are allocated through a highly competitive process based on criteria established by scholarships donors, and which notably include academic merit, extracurricular achievements and the candidate’s financial needs.

APPLICATION

Scholarship requests should be submitted with the candidate’s application.

When applying, you could choose from two tracks: application with scholarship (partial or full) or application with no scholarship.

If you apply to each tracks, your application might be considered under the non-scholarship track. Successful applicants who select only the non-scholarship track cannot subsequently be considered for a scholarship.

Please note that so as on your applications to be reviewed, you’ll have to pay a non-refundable admission fee of CHF 100.

OTHER SOURCES OF FUNDING

Applicants must be certain that that they’ve adequate means to finance their studies. We encourage students to plan the financial features of their programme fastidiously and well upfront and to explore all opportunities for financing their studies. These include:

  • Government loans
  • Government-related scholarship providers in your private home country
  • Non-government scholarship providers in your private home country, including private organizations and NGOs
  • UK, Canadian and other government loans
  • Private grant foundations in your private home country
  • Loan providers, akin to banks and specialized student loan corporations
  • Support out of your employer in the shape of a loan, salary advance, grant or supported leave of absence
  • A mixture of funding sources

Finding other sources of funding stays the scholars’ own responsibility. The Geneva Academy doesn’t provide support on this matter.

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