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Monday, December 28, 2020

Columbia University has recently announced the inaugural cohort of recipients for its Scholarship for Displaced Students. Created and administered by the Columbia Global Centers, the program provides tuition, housing, and living support for refugees and other displaced students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. 

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Susanne Prochazka, a student in the M.A. in Human Rights program, has been awarded the Davis Fellowship. This fellowship is a merit award funded by a $10 million bequest from the late Kathryn Wasserman Davis, 1931 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Submission Deadline: January 22, 2021
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2021 Human Rights Essay Contest.  The contest aims to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights. Cash prizes will be awarded to two graduate students and to two undergraduate students. Contest winners, along with other selected participants, will be invited to present their papers at ISHR's annual end of year Research Poster Session

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Sarah Tucker completed her Master’s Degree in Human Rights Studies, concentrating in disability and digital rights. As a disabled woman working in tech, Sarah has a unique perspective on how modern digital tools are used to harm disabled people by silencing their voices and further excluding them from society.

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