Human Rights Essay Award, The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law, 2020, USA

Publish Date: Nov 17, 2019

Deadline: Feb 01, 2020

Human Rights Essay Award: Rule of Law and Human Rights: Strengthening Democratic Institutions


The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy that seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay must be a legal article. The Academy will grant two Awards, one for the best article in English and one for the best article in Spanish. The Award in each case will consist of:


  • A full scholarship to the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law for either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance options

  • Travel expenses to and from Washington D.C.

  • Housing at the university dorms

  • Per diem for living expenses

  • The best articles may also be published in the American University International Law Review

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