Scholarships in International Law for Polish Students, 2017

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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 students of Poland can apply for these scholarships.

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 centres of the Faculty of Law and is the premier centre in the UK for international law research.

Applicants must be a graduate of a Polish university (candidates should already hold at least a masters level degree at the time of the application).

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

Study Subject: Scholarships are provided for a project on some aspect of the international law (not including European law) on which applicant will work while resident at the Lauterpacht Centre. Preferably, the project should be published as a result of the visit.

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship is worth £3000 (GBP) and is intended to cover the cost of Centre fee, accommodation, maintenance and travel incurred during an 8–12-week research visit at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. Any costs incurred in excess of the value of the scholarship are the responsibility of the candidate.

Scholarship can be taken in 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 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: The students of Poland can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be a graduate of a Polish university (candidates should already hold at least a masters level degree at the time of the application).

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

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How to Apply: 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.
  • Applications should be sent to Dr Joanna Gomula by email at jg218-at-cam.ac.uk or by post.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 7 October 2016.

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