2013-2014 Fellowships in International Human Rights, USA

Graduate Fellowships in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, or other relevant studies in USA, 2013-2014

Study Subject(s):International Human Rights
Course Level:Graduate
Scholarship Provider: Human Rights Watch
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Applicants must demonstrate a strong background in international human rights and be committed to building a career in human rights. Research experience, including experience conducting interviews, ideally in the context of human rights research, is required. Field experience in human rights work is strongly desirable. Applicants must have exceptional analytic skills and excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Proficiency in one language in addition to English is strongly desired as is familiarity with countries or regions where serious human rights violations occur.

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: Fellows typically work full-time in Human Rights Watch’s New York or Washington, D.C. office or in some instances in another location. The NYU, Sandler, and Finberg Fellows work full-time for one year with Human Rights Watch. The Arthur Koenig Fellow works full-time for two years with Human Rights Watch. The Aryeh Neier Fellow works full-time for one year at Human Rights Watch and one year at the ACLU.

How to Apply: Electronically

Scholarship Application Deadline: October 11, 2012

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