Application Due Date: February 1st 2019

University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (UCLA Law) and Sonke Gender Justice Network (Sonke) reveal the launch of the UCLA Law– Sonke Health & Human Being Rights Fellowship. Starting in August 2019, the program will supply specialised training to leading graduates from South African law schools for professions as impact-oriented public interest attorneys in the locations of health, human rights, HIV avoidance, and gender equality.

The Fellowship uses a full-tuition grant to register in UCLA Law’s Master of Law Program (LL.M.) and helps Fellows in protecting living and travel expenditures for their research studies. It likewise uses the chance to make an application for a 1 year Fellowship positioning with Sonke’s Policy Advancement and Advocacy system.

Fellows will register in UCLA Law’s David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy (PILP). Through its different workshops and workshops, Fellows will satisfy PILP trainees and professors, and come to grips with existing obstacles dealt with in public interest legal practice. Trainees will register in the course Human Rights and Sexual Politics, which resolve a series of problems such as sexual and reproductive health rights, sex work, LGBTIQ+ and access to healthcare.

Each UCLA Law– Sonke Health & Human Being Rights Fellow will likewise choose other associated courses and author a significant composing task on a health, human rights, and/or gender equality-related legal problem dealing with South Africa. To get ready for American legal research studies, Fellows will start their curriculum by registering in a Summer season initial course, American Law in a Worldwide Context.

Eligibility Requirements:

The UCLA Law– Sonke Health & Human Being Rights Fellowship is open to attorneys and law graduates holding LL.B. degrees categorized 2nd class (department one) or greater from South African law school programs.

Competitive candidates will likewise have actually a shown dedication to health, human rights, or gender equality, and work or volunteer experience in this location. Keep in mind that non-South African candidates should have a legitimate work authorization.

As a condition of the award, Fellows will be asked to license that they will go back to Africa upon conclusion of their LL.M. degree, and dedicate to a public interest profession that promotes health, human rights, and gender equality in the African area for a minimum of one year.

Application Treatment:

Candidates should finish the online application for UCLA Law’s LL.M.
program and the additional application for the UCLA Law– Sonke.
Health & Human Being Rights Fellowship.

UCLA Law’s LL.M. online application is at

Please download the fellowship application here

Candidates are presently open and the due date for the online.
application for UCLA Law’s LL.M. program and the Fellowship.
application is February 1, 2019.

Please direct concerns about the fellowship to, and concerns about UCLA Law’s online LL.M. application treatment to

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Website of the UCLA Law– Sonke Health & Human Being Rights Fellowship 2019

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