International Human Rights Fellowship

The 2013 John Peters Humphrey Fellowship in International Human Rights is an award open to outstanding students to support them in the pursuit of full-time graduate studies in the fields of international human rights or international organization at leading institutions in Canada or worldwide. Each year, at least one fellowship may be set aside for students entering a Masters level programme.

The Fellowship honors John Peters Humphrey, a renowned Canadian international lawyer who worked to promote wide ratification of the major international and regional human rights instruments. (More information available here.)

The value of each scholarship is up to CDN $35,000 (a maximum of CDN$25,000 for tuition and fees and a stipend for living expenses of CDN$10,000). Awards will be for a one-year period of study.

Eligibility criteria are available here.

Deadline for applying is November 15, 2012.

Questions? Please contact the Canadian Council on International Law, 275 Bay Street Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 5Z5, CANADA. Tel: 613-235-0442; Fax: 613-232-8228; E-mail: