Mobility Scholarships To Finland And South Africa For PhD/LLD Candidates Doing Human Rights Doctoral Research

In partnership with: the Institute for Human Rights atÅboAkademi University; Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria; School of Law at Addis Ababa University; and School of Law Nairobi University, the School of Law Makerere University is implementing a regional project called Strengthening Human Rights Research and Education in Sub-Saharan Africa(SHUREA). SHUREA is a Finnish Government funded project aimed at strengthening policy relevant human rights research at the member institutions.

With financial support from SHUREA project, the School of Law Makerere University gives two mobility scholarships for PhD/LLD candidates doing human rights doctoral research. These scholarships support the beneficiaries to spend up-to 4 months (From August-December) at either Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria (South Africa) or the Institute for Human Rights at ÅboAkademi University (Finland). The Scholarships cover travel costs, visa costs, health insurance, residence permit costs, accommodation and living allowance.

This is a call for applications for those interested in these scholarships. Applicants must be registered LLD/PhD candidates at Makerere University doing human rights doctoral research.


Applicants shouldsubmit the following documentsto the office of theDeputy Principal, School of Law, Makerere University or by email to Copy to

(a) A motivation letter of not more one page
(b) a short bio of not more than 1000 words
(c) Summary concept note of not more than 2 pages of the doctoral research indicating the topic, the problem, the objectives, research questions and methodology
(d) Proposed work-plan for the 4 months 
(e) Recommendation from the supervisor
Deadline for receipt of applications: Thursday 15th March 2018. Only successful applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by Thursday 22nd March 2018, consider yourself unsuccessful.

For any inquiries, call Dr. Ronald Naluwairo on 0772 636345