Scholarships for graduate students of the University of Rotterdam, Harvard University, University of Notre Dame and Yale University

EUROPE

European Master’s in Law and Economics
Erasmus University of Rotterdam

Scholarship granted by the University of Rotterdam for professionals in economics and law for one academic year. This is an Erasmus Mundus Program, a mobility program. Students take the courses in three different countries in each trimester of study.

Support may include academic fees, stipends, and return air travel, depending on need basis and funding availability. Applicants must be college degree holders.

Required documents include a completed application form, application fee of €30, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, letter of motivation, original copy of TOR, copy of diploma, photocopy of passport or ID, passport photo, and TOEFL (minimum score of 550, 213 for computer-based and 80 for internet-based) or IELTS academic test (minimum score 6.5.)

Requirements must be submitted to the Erasmus University Rotterdam, School of Law, Room L5-121, P.O. Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

For more information, go to www.emle.org

USA

Doctoral Studies
Harvard Divinity School

Scholarship granted by the Harvard Divinity School for its doctoral students based on academic merit. Support includes academic fees and a stipend of around $19,000 for the first year and for the second and third year subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Stipend support will not be available in the fourth year onwards. Information on admission process will be available at http://www.hds.harvard.edu in September 2007.

For more information, go to http://www.hds.harvard.edu/afa/need.html

Master’s in Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Society, Human Development and Health, or Population and International Health, AND

Doctorate in Epidemiology, Society, Human Development and Health, or Population and International Health


Harvard School of Public Health Presidential Scholarships

Scholarships granted by the Harvard School of Public Health to highly qualified and financially needy students who plan to pursue careers in public health. All incoming degree students of the SPH who apply for financial aid are automatically eligible for this award. However, for its doctoral students, it will be based on academic merit. Support includes full academic fees.

For more information, go to http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/admissionsl

J.S.D.
University of Notre Dame

Scholarship granted by the University of Notre Dame for professionals who have the intention to teach and pursue human rights at the university level to obtain J.S.D. in the University in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. for a duration of three to five years. Support includes academic fees and allowance on need basis.

Applicants must be holders of a J.D., LL.B., or the equivalent from an American law school and holders of an LL.M. degree from an approved or accredited law school.

Required documents include a completed application form, two letters of reference, a 3-5 page “Proposed Program of Study for the J.S.D. Degree,” identifying the dissertation subject area, the proposed methodology and indicative bibliography, and a writing sample showing proof of his or her scholarly and analytic capacity.

Requirements must be submitted to the Committee on Graduate Studies, Notre Dame Law School, 301 Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, United States of America. For more information, contact organizers at (+1-574)631-8555; fax: (+1-574)631-8702; email cchr@nd.edu or go to http://www.nd.edu/~cchr/llm/admission.html

You may also contact Professor Paolo Carozza, J.S.D. Program Director, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Notre Dame Law School, 301 Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, United States of America


LLM in International Human Rights Law
Center for Civil and Human Rights, University of Notre Dame

Scholarship granted by the University of Notre Dame to human rights practitioners to obtain a degree in LLM in International Human Rights Law at the University of Notre Dame in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The grant covers one academic year plus internship thereafter. Support varies on need but may include academic fees and living expenses.

Applicants must hold a J.D. degree or its equivalent from a recognized law school. Required documents include a completed application form, a $25 application fee (may be waived in cases of exceptional financial hardship), two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, certified true copy of TOR and in lieu of TOEFL results, certification from school that English is the medium of instruction.

Applications must be submitted by mail to the Director, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Notre Dame Law School, 301 Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, United States of America by around early February of every year.

For more information, contact organizers at (+1-574)631-8555; fax: (+1-574)631-8702; email cchr@nd.edu or go to http://www.nd.edu/~cchr/llm/admission.html

M.A. in Peace Studies
The Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame

Scholarship granted by the Kroc Institute to deserving students to obtain a degree in Master of Arts in Peace Studies in two years at the University of Notre Dame, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The grant covers six months internship within the two years of study.

Support includes academic fees, stipends, and return air travel. Applicants must be college degree holders.

Required documents include an online Graduate School’s application form, completed Kroc Institute Application for Admission (5 pages), $50 application fee ($35 for applications received by December 1), curriculum vitae, three recommendations, statement of intent, two official TOR with English translations, letter of verification of english proficiency, TOEFL score or name of university where you studied for at least one year where English was the medium of instruction and GRE scores.

Requirements must be submitted to the University of Notre Dame, Graduate Admissions Office, 502 Main Building, Notre Dame, IN 46556-5602, USA.

For more information, contact organizers at (+1-574)6316974; email kroc-admissions.1@nd.edu or go to http://kroc.nd.edu/programs/masters/2yr_app_instruct.shtml

Yale

PHD
Yale University

Scholarship granted by Yale to most of its PHD students including four years of full academic fees, stipend of at least $19,000 and health insurance.

For more information, go to www.yale.edu


JD, LLM, JSD and MSL
Yale Law School

Scholarships granted by Yale to most of its students taking up JD, LLM, JSD or MSL (Master of Studies in Law). The latter is a one year program for non-lawyers who would like to obtain familiarity with legal thought and explore the relation of law to their disciplines).

For more information, email patricia.barnes@yale.edu or go to www.law.yale.edu


Master’s Degrees in Environmental Management, Environmental Science, Forestry, and Forestry Science
Yale School of Forestry and International Studies

Scholarship granted by Yale to interdisciplinary students or individuals who have undergraduate degrees in the natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, or humanities; “with a demonstrated capacity to make effective contributions to scientific knowledge or to professional service at the interface between humans and their environment.” Full scholarships are given to highly qualified applicants.

Required documents such as the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Financial Aid Application and the Family Support Form should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Sage Hall, Prospect Street, New Haven, CT, 06511 USA by around mid-February of every year.

For more information call (+1-203)4325105/6100, email at bethany.zemba@yale.edu or linda.jacobs@yale.edu or go to http://www.environment.yale.edu

MBA
Yale School of Management

Scholarship granted by Yale from several foundations to its MBA students on merit-basis. All incoming MBA applicants must apply starting late August up to mid-March with the School of Management. They are automatically considered for a scholarship. There is no separate application required.

For more information, email the Financial Aid Administrator at karen.wellman@yale.edu or go to www.mba.yale.edu

Doctor of Medicine, Physician’s Associate
Yale Medical School

Scholarship granted by Yale to its incoming MD and Physician’s Associate students on need basis. The following forms are required to be submitted: Yale School of Medicine Financial Aid Application, International Student Application (required of students whose parents do not file a U.S. Federal Income Tax Return), Income Statement for Parents Living Abroad (required if parents are not required to file a Federal Income Tax Return), International Non-Custodial Parent Non Filing Statement, Student Non Filing Statement and Business Supplement.

For more information, go to www.med.yale.edu

Master of Music (M.M.), Master of Musical Arts (M.M.A.), and Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.), Artist Diploma (A.D.) Certificate in Performance; combined Bachelor of Arts/Master of Music (B.A./M.M.) program (offered in conjunction with Yale College)
Yale School of Music

Full tuition scholarship granted by the Yale School of Music to all its admitted students.

For more information, contact the Financial Aid Administrator at (1-203) 432-4151, fax (+1-203) 432-7448, email suzanne.stringer@yale.edu or go to http://www.yale.edu/music/ysm.html

Programs in Organ Performance, Choral Conducting, Early Music and Chamber Ensemble
Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Scholarship granted by the Yale Institute of Music to musicians and ministers applying with the Yale School of Music and Yale School of Divinity through the Institute. Support includes full tuition for all admitted students and stipend for some. No separate application is needed to receive the scholarship or stipend. “The Institute’s primary purpose is to support musical and theological education at Yale, especially within those areas and programs directly involved with the practice and study of sacred music, of liturgy, and of the liturgical arts…” Application to the Institute automatically makes the candidate eligible for the scholarship.

Apply online at https://apply.ism.yale.edu/apply/

For more information, go to www.yale.ed/ism

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