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Stephen Livingstone Studentship

In honour of our late colleague, Professor Stephen Livingstone (1961-2004), the School of Law at Queen’s University has established a studentship in the areas of human rights law or public law.  This fund is supported also by donations from Stephen’s family and friends.  Stephen was Professor of Human Rights Law, a former Head of the School of Law and Director of the Human Rights Centre, as well as a renowned human rights activist and Commissioner on the Northern Ireland Equality Commission.   

To be eligible for this fees-only studentship the applicant must 

  • be designated UK/EU for fees purposes
  • ideally be a graduate with experience of working in a human rights based NGO or similar organisation either in the EU or beyond
  • have been accepted on to the LLM Human Rights Law in QUB Law School commencing September 2019 on a full-time basis (note: not the LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice). 

The successful applicant will receive an award which will cover UK/EU fees for the academic year.

Applicants should complete the online application for study form and should submit a letter which outlines how they are best qualified for this award and how the proposed research would contribute to theory in practice in the specified area.  Letters of application should be addressed to the Director of Graduate Studies, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN and arrive no later than ** 5pm on WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE 2019  **

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