Login to your account
Don't have an account yet?
Create your own account and receive notifications of opportunities of your interest, save the opportunity you like and discuss.
Human Rights Essay Award 2022

Human Rights Essay Award 2022

Fully Funded
Country: USA
City: washington dc
Looks like you haven't logged in.
Login to save opportunities.


Submit your Essay for Human Rights Award 2022! This year topic for the essay is, “Climate change and human Rights: Impacts, Responsibilities and Opportunities”

The Human Rights Essay Award seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law.


The Academy will grant two Awards:

  1. the best article in English
  2. 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
  • Also, Per diem for living expenses
  • Moreover, the best articles may also be published in the American University International Law Review

Opportunity in Asia: 2022 YSEALI Regional Workshop

Essay Guideline

  • The papers must not exceed 35 pages in length, including footnotes.
  • Essays must use Times New Roman font, 12-point double-spaced for the body of the essay as well as 10-point single-spaced for footnotes.
  • Character spacing must be set to normal.
  • All essays must be on letter-size paper (8.5 x 11 inches/21.59 x 27.94 cm) as well as 1 inch (2.54 cm) margins all around.
  • In addition, any essay that does not follow the guidelines will be reformatted and 5 points will be taken off.


  • This award is open to all lawyers around the world regardless of their nationality!
  • ONLY participants with a law degree Juris Doctor, (J.D.), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) o equivalent by the submission due date are eligible to enter the competition.
  • Shall have a demonstrated experience or interest in international human rights law.
  • Have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the 2022 topic
  • Moreover, shall remember the essay must be an academic article with proper citations.

Also check out: Canada ASEAN Scholarships/ Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)


  1.  Past Winners cannot submit essays in future competitions.
  2. candidates must choose a subject pertaining to the topic chosen by the Academy for the year.
  3. A Candidate for the Award must submit an unpublished legal article/paper in English or Spanish wrote solely by that candidate.
  4. You can submit only one submission per applicant in either language.
  5. If the essay is longer than 35 pages, it will be automatically disqualified. The absence of foot pages and citations will cause that the essay will be disqualified.
  6. Also, authors should not put their names or any identifying information in their essays.
  7. Submit your essay in Word Format
  8. In addition, each participant must also include a curriculum vitae of no more than three pages in length explaining the experience or interest of the author in human rights issues.
  9. Essays must be submitted using the online submission form.
  10. Authors should keep copies of all of their source materials
  11. Moreover, the articles presented will be the property of American University Washington College of Law, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for submissions: January 31, 2022.
  • Winners Announcement: April 1st, 2022.



Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards Exchange Programs
Deadline31 January,2022
Citywashington dc
Open toall nationalities
Organizerthe Academy
Contact the organizer[email protected]



Your email address will not be published. Fields marked with * are required.