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LAWA Fellowship 2012 in Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown University Law Center announce Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa ( LAWA ) Fellowship for women’s applicants from Africa, USA.

Study Subject ( s ) : Human rights.
Course Level : LAWA.
Scholarship Provider : Georgetown University Law Center.
Scholarship can be taken at : USA.

GULC Scholarships Eligibility for LAWA Program 2012 :

  • Must be a womens human rights lawyer from Africa.
  • As a requirement of participation in the LAWA Program, all applicants must commit to return home to their own countries upon completion of the Fellowship, and to use their best professional efforts to advance women’s human rights in their counties throughout their careers.
  • Candidates who are awarded a LAWA Fellowship must be prepared to cover the costs of all additional expenses ( such as visas, travel, housing, utilities, food, clothing, health insurance, books, fees, etc. ), and must be able to demonstrate to the U.S. Embassy for visa purposes that they have the funds available to cover these expenses ( over U.S. $25,000 ).

GULC LAWA Scholarship Open for International Students :

  • Yes ( Africa ), Georgetown University Law Center LAWA Scholarships Available for International Students.

Georgetown University Law Center LAWA Scholarship Description :

  • The Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa ( LAWA ) Fellowship Program was founded in 1993 at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., in order to train women’s human rights lawyers from Africa who are committed to returning home to their countries in order to advance the status of women and girls in their own countries throughout their careers.
  • The entire LAWA Fellowship Program is approximately 14 months long ( from July of the first year through August of the following year ), after which the LAWA Fellows return home to continue advocating for women’s rights in their own countries.
  • The LAWA Program starts in July, when the Fellows attend the Georgetown Law Center’s Foundations of American Law and Legal Education course. From August through May, the LAWA Fellows earn a Master of Laws ( LL.M. ) degree at Georgetown with an emphasis on international women’s human rights and complete a major graduate paper on a significant women’s rights issue in their home countries.
  • After graduation, the LAWA Fellows have an opportunity to engage in challenging work assignments for several months at various public interest organizations to learn about different advocacy strategies to advance women’s human rights, before returning home to continue advancing women’s human rights in their own countries.
  • The LAWA Program helps defray the costs for candidates who would not otherwise be able to afford an LL.M. degree focusing on international women’s human rights and additional professional development training.
  • The LAWA Fellowship provides the tuition for the Foundation of American Law and Legal Education course ( a U.S. $2,200 benefit ) and for the Master of Laws ( LL.M. ) degree from the Georgetown University Law Center ( a U.S. $42,065 benefit ), as well as training provided by the LAWA Program.

Georgetown University Law Center LAWA Scholarships Application :

  • GULU Leadership and Advocacy for Women Scholarships applied Online and by post.

GULU LAWA Scholarship Application Deadline : 1 February, 2012.

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Georgetown University Women Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program 2011

Georgetown University Law Center offers Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program ( WLPPFP ) ( 2012 – 2013 ), USA.

Study Subject ( s ) : Law and Public Policy
Course Level : Graduate
Scholarship Provider :  Georgetown University Law Center, USA
Scholarship can be taken at : USA.

Georgetown University Womens Law and Public Policy Fellowship Eligibility 2011 :

  • Applicants must either be a law school graduate or in their final year of law school, and must show a demonstrated commitment to advancing women’s rights throughout their careers. WLPPFP Fellowship Applications must be postmarked by the deadline, and early applications are encouraged.
  • WLPPFP Georgetown Cnter Fellowship selection will be conducted throughout the spring and summer. Depending on the availability of funds, approximately six applicants will be awarded Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowships, which will carry a stipend of about $39,000.
  • The placement organizations employ the Fellows and provide standard fringe benefits.

Georgetown University Law Center WLPPFP Scholarship Open for International Students : No.

Women Law and Public Policy Georgeton Scholarship Description :

  • The Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program ( WLPPFP ) at the Georgetown University Law Center offers Fellowship positions providing educational and professional development opportunities for attorneys who are dedicated to using their legal talents to advance women’s rights.
  • WLPPFP offers 12 month Fellowships for public interest lawyers from the United States who are committed to advancing women’s rights throughout their careers.
  • Although each Fellowship experience is unique, all of our Fellows work full – time advancing women’s rights at a D.C. based organization, learn together about substantive women’s rights issues, explore a multitude of career paths through which they can advocate for women’s equality, and develop their legal skills through seminars, trainings, networking events and other activities organized by WLPPFP.

Georgetown University WLPPFP Fellowship Application Form 2011 : Online.

Georgetown Law Center Scholarship Application Deadline : 1 December, 2011.
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