Human Rights Essay Award
Call for submission for the 2021 Human Rights Essay Award is now closed!
We invite you all to visit this page again in the Summer 2021 for more details on the 2022 Human Rights Essay Award.
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
*The 2021 Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law will be held virtually from May 31 to June 18, 2021.
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