Geneva Law School and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies are offering scholarships for developing Countries’ students in Switzerland. The scholarships are available for pursuing master’s (LLM) degree level. Scholarships are provided in the field of International Dispute Settlement. These scholarships cover the total tuition fees as well as CHF 15,000 toward living expenses during the 10 months of the program. Application should be submitted till 31st January 2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of International Dispute Settlement.
Course Level: The scholarships are available for pursuing master’s (LLM) degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Geneva Law School and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland
Eligibility: To qualify, the following requirements must be met:
- Demonstrated financial need on the part of candidates as well as their immediate and extended families, employers and any other persons who might otherwise have been able to contribute toward financing their MIDS studies;
- Demonstrated failure to secure loans or scholarships from other available sources, including employers, banks, governments and private providers;
- Coming from a country considered to have a developing economy.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of developing countries (Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for the scholarships.
Scholarship Description: For those students who are unable to secure their own sources of funding, the MIDS program may be in a position to offer the generous support of select donors through a limited number of scholarships for the ten-month period of residency and schooling. In 2013-2014 ten students were able to secure such a scholarship. After admission, decisions are made by the MIDS admissions committee, qualified scholarship applications are forwarded to our sponsor by priority of their admission ratings. The final scholarship decision is made by the sponsor and communicated to the MIDS admissions office within few weeks.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for 10 months.
What does it cover? These scholarships cover the total tuition fees as well as CHF 15,000 toward living expenses during the 10 months of the program.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: The final scholarship decision is made by the sponsor and communicated to the MIDS admissions office within a few weeks.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by email or post. Please submit the following supporting documents, translated into English if necessary (English translations for this purposes do not need to be officially certified):
- Copies of official statements of income of all individuals who contribute to your household finances, including you;
- Official statement from a bank or other savings institution, and/or tax forms, indicating available funds and assets;
- Copies of responses to your other scholarship and/or loan requests, including from employers if applicable.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st January 2014.