Casement Fellowship in Human Rights for Nigerian Students

Irish Aid 2023-2024,for Nigerian Students

The Roger Casement fellowship has been established to honour the memory of the Irish human rights activist Roger Casement who spent some of his early working life in Calabar, Nigeria. He was an early advocate for human rights while in Nigeria, and, famously, during his later work in the Congo, the Amazon and in Ireland. With his humanitarian legacy in mind, it has been decided to support one Nigerian student to study a master’s degree in human rights in Ireland.

About Irish Aid Ireland Fellows Programme

The Programme enables students to benefit from a prestigious, world-class, quality education contributing to capacity building whilst also profiling the best that Ireland has to offer in education. For information on studying in Ireland, please visit  The Ireland Fellows Programme aligns with the Irish Government’s commitment under Global Ireland and the national implementation plan for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Ireland’s new Policy for International Development, and Ireland’s International Edu…

Aim and Benefits of Casement Fellowship

Under the Casement fellowship, full financial support is provided for return airfares, full tuition, stipends to cover accommodation and subsistence costs,health insurance and other allowances, in addition to the necessary entry arrangements such as medical examination and visa.

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