1. A letter of acceptance from an accredited law school.
2. An individual itemized budget showing law school expenses
(tuition, books, fees, etc.) which cannot be covered by sources other than
an ERRC scholarship.
3. A personal statement expressing their interest in the ERRC
scholarship. Optional supporting material such as samples of written work
or published articles may also be included.
4. Though optional, it is preferred that candidates submit the
name, title, and contact number/address of at least one person who can
recommend them. This could be a former secondary school teacher, a local
community leader, or other person.
5. At some point during the scholarship period, recipients of
ERRC legal scholarships are expected to perform a) human rights
outreach work in Romani communities or b) a summer human rights
internship arranged by or in co-operation with the ERRC. Scholarship applications
will be considered in two cycles, corresponding with the academic calendar.
For the 1997-98 academic year, deadlines for submission of applications
are as follows:
*For the fall semester 1997, all applications must be received
at the ERRC in Budapest no later than May 31, 1997 for continuing students
and no later than August 15, 1997 for first year students.
*For the spring semester 1998, all applications must be received
at the ERRC in Budapest no later than November 30, 1997.