Human Rights Law Centre

Anamax Charitable Foundation Scholarships




HRLC is pleased to announce two scholarships for our International Human Rights Law Short Course running from  28 January 2019 until 5 April 2019. 

What is the Anamax Charitable Foundation Scholarship?

A Chemistry graduate of the University of Nottingham and his wife, a lawyer, have established scholarships to assist overseas students in International Human Rights Law. 

The scholarships are to be awarded to candidates from developing countries in which increased awareness of human rights can be seen to be needed and who would return home to work in human rights.


Be a national and resident of one of the eligibe countries. For a list of eligible countries, please see the DAC list of IDA eligible countries.


- Be currently employed by a national or local authority whose mandate includes promotion or protection of human rights - this includes national or local government, judiciary, national institutions for human rights, ombudspersons, etc.


- Be currently employed or a regular, long-term volunteer of an international, national or local civil society organisation whose mandate includes promotion or protection of human rights.


- otherwise identify as a human rights defender with a demonstrable track record of acting to promote or protect human rights. 

What the scholarship covers:

The Anamax Charitable Foundation Scholarships (up to the value of £2,750) will cover:

  • Travel to/from Nottingham to attend the course (inc. airfare, airport transfers)
  • Accommodation for the ten weeks of the course, inclusive of all related taxes and bills)

HRLC will support the scholarships by offering a bursary to cover the course fee (£2,950)

The scholarships will be awarded subject to applicants satisfying UK immigration rules and obtaining, if necessary, a short-term study visa (at their own expense), with the support of HRLC. Successful applicants will also be responsible for their own travel/health insurance and day-to-day living expenses (food, local travel, etc.).

How to Apply?

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a 1,000 word statement (both in English) detailing why you are applying for the short course, explain the work you do and how attendance of the short course will enable you to perform your role better.

Please send your application and any queries to

The deadline for applications is 16 November 2018.

Human Rights Law Centre

School of Law
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

+44 (0)115 846 8506