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Undergraduate Scholarship Program in Law

A undergraduate scholarship is available in law at Oxford Policy Management. The duration of this scholarship is 2 years. Citizens of any country are eligible to apply. Applications are invited up to March 16, 2015.

The Oxford Law and Policy Fellowship is a pioneering initiative launched by leading international development consultancy, Oxford Policy Management (OPM). The Fellowship gives legal professionals the opportunity to work within a low-income country government as a civil servant reporting to local managers. Run in conjunction with the Law Development Partnership, the Fellowship aims to improve policy outcomes for poorer countries by providing governments with a source of international legal expertise and knowledge.

Benefits
In all cases, the Fellow will be accountable to their host Government Ministry and their line manager in Government. Inclusive of contributions from host Ministries, Fellows will receive a total salary of £ 26,000 a year, plus a housing allowance and one return airfare.

Duration
The Fellowship gives legal professionals the opportunity to work within a low-income country government as a civil servant reporting to local managers for a two-year period. Fellowship is awarded for a two-year period.

Application Requirements
- The Fellowship is open to applicants of all nationalities with an undergraduate or graduate qualification in law, or otherwise a qualified lawyer.
- Applicants should have excellent academic qualifications and have completed their traineeship and/or have at least 2 years' of relevant work experience.
- Ideal applicants will also have a Master's degree in international development, political science, international relations or a related field.

Other important attributes we look for include.
- Commitment to working in a low-income country for a two-year period;.
- Excellent analytical, research and computer skills;.
- Well-developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate courteously and effectively with a wide range of people;.
- Demonstrated interest in and understanding of key issues in international development;.
- Ability to communicate complex legal doctrines, contracts or policies to non-legal (or Common Law) specialists;.
- Willingness to integrate into, and adapt to, often challenging working cultures and bureaucratic systems.

How to apply?
Applications should be sent by email.

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