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FULBRIGHT-NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW LL.M. STUDENT AWARD

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  • International human rights law
  • Student
  • Ireland to U.S.
  • LL.M. program
  • For Irish/E.U. Citizen

DESCRIPTION

The 2022-2023 Irish Awards applications open on Monday August 30th and close on Friday October 29th, 4pm.

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The Fulbright Commission and Notre Dame Law School are offering an opportunity for an Irish student to travel to the U.S. to study for a LL.M. in International Human Rights Law.

The nearly 50-year old globally renowned program has drawn human rights defenders from all over the world to engage the fullest spectrum of human rights pedagogies and practices under the University of Notre Dame and Notre Dame Law School's Catholic mission, from civil and political rights, global racial justice and civil rights in the U.S., religious freedom, international criminal justice against mass atrocities and authoritarianism, to all economic, social, and cultural rights involved in addressing global poverty, sustainable development, transnational corporate human rights abuses, climate change and environmental degradation, public health, and the defence of the most vulnerable in the international system.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be an Irish Citizen, or an E.U. citizen who has lived in the Republic of Ireland for 3+ years
  • Must be a prospective postgraduate student with a minimum 2.1 undergraduate law degree and a clear course of study
  • Leadership qualities and potential are essential, as well as a clear understanding of what it means to be a Fulbrighter
  • Must not be a dual U.S.-Irish citizen, green card holder, or currently living in the U.S.
  • Must not already have extensive experience of studying or living in the U.S.

HOW TO APPLY?

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FUNDING DETAILS

A full tuition waiver from Notre Dame Law School. You must be able to complete the entire length of the LL.M. program.

Monetary grant, plus accident and emergency insurance, cultural and professional programming, and J-1 visa administration from the Fulbright Program

ANYTHING ELSE YOU SHOULD KNOW?

All successful applicants must comply with the two-year home rule, which means that awardees will not be eligible for U.S. residency or a visa until the two-year home rule in Ireland is complete.