Scholarships for Polish Students at University of Cambridge in UK, 2017

The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is pleased to announce the opening of a competition for two scholarships, funded by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London.

The scholarships are primarily aimed at younger Polish scholars in the early years of their career and are intended to cover a research visit at the Lauterpacht Centre in 2017.

The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is the scholarly home of international law at the University of Cambridge. The Centre, founded by Sir Elihu Lauterpacht in 1983, is one of the specialist law centers of the Faculty of Law and is the premier center in the UK for international law research.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing research program at the University of Cambridge.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of International Law.

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship is worth £3000 (GBP) and is intended to cover the cost of the Centre fee, accommodation, maintenance and travel incurred during an 8-12 week research visit at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. Scholarships must be used during the 2017 calendar year.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Candidates for the Bohdan Winiarski Scholarship must comply with the following:

  • Have Polish citizenship;
  • Be fluent in Polish and English;
  • Be a graduate of a Polish university (candidates should already hold at least a masters level degree at the time of the application);
  • Be associated on a permanent basis with a Polish university or another institution in Poland dealing with international law;
  • Specify a project on some aspect of the international law (not including European law) on which they will work while resident at the Lauterpacht Centre. Preferably, the project should be published as a result of the visit;
  • Produce a report of their work in English at the end of the scholarship period.

Nationality: Applicants from Poland can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Candidates should already hold at least a masters level degree at the time of the application.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicant must be fluent in Polish and English.

Scholarships for Polish Students

How to Apply: Applications should be sent to Dr. Joanna Gomula by e-mail or by post. Applications should consist of the following documents:

  • The candidate’s CV (curriculum vitae);
  • A sufficiently detailed (2–4 page) description of the project they intend to work on whilst at the Centre;
  • Two letters of reference.

All documents should be provided in English, except for the letters of reference, which may be in Polish or English. The letters of reference should be sent by post or email directly by the referees. Both the application and the references must be received by the deadline. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 7 October 2016.

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