2019 Indigenous UN Scholarship
04 April 2019
Aotearoa Centre for Indigenous Peoples and the Law is offering a very rare opportunity to obtain a scholarship to join the United Nations' Indigenous Fellowship Programme.
This scholarship will enable the recipient to travel to the United Nations Office at Geneva in Switzerland to attend:
- 5-6 weeks of human rights and Indigenous rights training
- The annual meeting of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
- United Nations Institute for Training and Research training on conflict prevention and peacekeeping
The recipient will also be given the opportunity to undertake research for the United Nations Expert Mechanism for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Flights, accommodation, meals and cost of training included.
Full information on the Fellowship Programme can be found on the United Nations website.
Indigenous law students from Part III and up with strong research and writing abilities are eligible to apply.
Applicants must be able to illustrate a passion and determination to advance Indigenous peoples’ rights domestically and internationally.
Applications are open until Monday 29 April. With interviews beginning the week of 6 May.
The recipient will be notified by Friday 10 May.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter, explaining your interest and experience in Indigenous peoples' rights to firstname.lastname@example.org