Deadline: October 15, 2019
apply VLIR-UOS Scholarship From February 10 to April 30, 2020, you can attend the International Education Program on Sustainable Development and Global Justice (SUSTJUSTICE) run by the University of Antwerp Law and Development Research Group. Comprehensive educational program based on the research line of the Law and Development Research Group.
The education organizes a diverse group of major experts from North and South, inviting students to introduce the salient features of their academic disciplines and to understand and reflect the key challenges to sustainable development and world justice. The graduate program is run in conjunction with the faculty’s Master of Laws (LL.M).
VLIR-UOS supports the program with 12 scholarships for participants in southern regions around the world.
- SUSTJUSTICE attracts lawyers, scholars and practitioners with proven intellectual and academic excellence around the world.
- The program enrolls outstanding students representing North and South Korea with diverse backgrounds, legal interests and career plans.
You can apply for an ITP scholarship only if you meet the following requirements:
- Nationality and country of residence: Applicants must be residents of one of 31 eligible countries (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application.
- Related Professional Career and Support Letters: Priority is given to candidates employed in educational institutions, research institutes, governments, socioeconomics or NGOs, or those who wish to pursue a career in one of these areas. Training candidates must have a support letter confirming relevant professional experience and integration in a professional context where they can apply the acquired knowledge and skills immediately.
- Other VLIR-UOS funding features: Applicants who are already working at universities that fund IUC, TEAM, or SI projects can receive ITP-ICP scholarships if they clearly motivate the reasons for their application and why they cannot participate in the ICP or ITP program. It already exists as part of the TEAM or SI program or project funding.
- Other VLIR-UOS scholarship applications and previously awarded scholarships: Potential applicants can only submit one scholarship application each year, regardless of scholarship type, so they can only be selected for one VLIR-UOS scholarship each year. Applicants who have already received scholarships to participate in other ITPs are not eligible. Applicants who have already received a scholarship to participate in the ICP (or vice versa) can only choose if the previously taken course is associated with the ITP by topic.
- SUSTJUSTICE is a graduate level program Completion of a bachelor’s level education is an entry requirement.
- Participants will be selected based on: Previous and Current Research or Practice Demonstrate a basic knowledge of human rights and international law Showed interest As evidenced by “personal motivational statements”, how ITP plans to influence their professional life, career development, current institutions and the society in which they live.
- Applicants will also be asked to provide Letter of recommendation At the current or former institution
- Scholarship applicants must be hired at the time of selection, letter From the current employer to confirm reintegration in a professional context after completion of the program.
- The program is taught in English, so all applicants should be able to read easily, follow lectures and express their thoughts in fluent English. For students whose first language is not English, one of the following qualifications meets the English requirement * for admission to the program.
- Exam score: TOEFL (English test as a foreign language): at least 550 paper-based TOEFL or at least 213 computer-based TOEFL or at least 79-80 Internet-based TOEFL IELTS (International English Language Testing System): At least 6.5, at least 6.0 in each part
- Proof of researchSubmit evidence that you have studied at least a first grade (or 60 ECTS credits) in an English bachelor or master program. (In this case, the Admissions Committee may still request additional evidence of English proficiency, as evidenced by a language certificate)
- Common European Reference Framework for Languages (CEFR): minimum B2.
* If you have a degree from an accredited educational institution in Belgium or the Netherlands, you do not need to provide proof of English level (TOEFL or proof of study).
Scholarship applicants have a deadline for applying for scholarships. October 15 2019 (GMT + 2 midnight).
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For more information visit: VLIR-UOS Scholarship.