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Call for Application : Doctoral studies on Militarisation, Human Rights and Development in Uganda

  • In Law
  • 20 May 2019 - 9:25am
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 949
The Human Rights and Peace Centre, School of Law, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Applications are invited for an LLD scholarship on Militarisation, Human Rights and Development in Uganda at the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), School of Law, Makerere University. This scholarship is an integral part of a research project “Militarisation, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda” implemented by HURIPEC in collaboration with the Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC), at the University of Copenhagen. The successful applicant will thus join a vibrant international research environment and enroll at the School of Law, Makerere University. The studies are expected to begin on 1st September 2019.

Scope of the Scholarship

The Scholarship will cover the following

(i) Tuition for up to four years
(ii) A generous monthly stipend for the duration of the doctoral studies
(iii) Research period of 6 months at CRIC in Denmark
(iv) Full access to the Danish Library and other connected libraries
(v) Extra and thorough supervisory research support from Senior academics under the project at both HURIPEC & CRIC.

Please see Downloads for details

Concept notes should be submitted electronically to E-mail: znampewo[at]law.mak.ac.ug, together with the following;

  • Cover Letter detailing your motivation and background for applying for the PhD programme
  • Workplan demonstrating ability to complete the LLD programme in less than four years
  • CV including list of publications, where available
  • Recommendation from at least one Senior academic in a recognised institution of higher learning.

The application must be submitted electronically. Deadline for applications: 21 June 2019.

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