2013 Rio Tinto Master’s Fully Funded Scholarships
2013 Rio Tinto Master’s Fully Funded Scholarships in the field of Mineral Law and Policy at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee in UK
Study Subject(s):Subject is Mineral Law and Policy.
Course Level:This scholarship is available for pursuing master degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP)
Scholarship can be taken at:UK
-Already hold a degree of an equivalent standard to at least a good UK upper second class honours degree or higher
-Be able to demonstrate a high level of English language competence (minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with no component less than 6.0)
-Display intellectual ability and leadership potential
-Have a proven track record and potential to rise to positions of influence
-Preferably be qualified lawyers having had some post-degree work experience in mining in the government, private sector, or academia
-Be a national and resident of the following countries at the time of applying for the award:
-Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Russia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
-Complete the degree within 12 months and return to their home country at the end of their period of study
-Employees, employee’s relatives (or former employees who have left employment less than 5 years before) the British Council, Rio Tinto plc and the University of Dundee will not be eligible to apply for these awards.
Scholarship Open for International Students:The students of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Russia, South Africa and Zimbabwe can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description:The Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) offers an LLM in Mineral Law and Policy, which provides with the required interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to deal with the current legal, policy and economic issues and challenges in mineral resources investment and development. CEPMLP’s interdisciplinary nature and perspectives in international and comparative law and the success of its emphasis on a theoretical and practical approach to learning make it one of the premier organisations of its kind worldwide.
Number of awards offered:Up to a maximum of 6 fully funded postgraduate scholarships are offered.
What does it cover?The award will offer the successful candidate:
-Payment of academic tuition fees
-12 monthly stipends for living expenses for a single student
-An arrival allowance and thesis/assignment allowance
Selection criteria:Your Personal Statement should emphasise the following points:
-Your ability to make a difference in the world, illustrated by your leadership qualities
-skills in communications and the ability to influence people and decisions
-Your networking ability, ambition and plans for the future
-Your academic background and potential on the LLM degree programme, your strength of character and integrity
-Your outside interests – ie hobbies and activities
How to Apply:The mode of applying is by electronically.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Do submit your applications till 31 May 2013.