For final year students & graduates of up to five years standing
The Yuill Scholarship has been established by the University to provide funding to support participation in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Traineeship Program. The purpose of the scholarship is to defray the living expenses of the successful applicant while undertaking the traineeship. The ANU College of Law proposes to offer one scholarship a year in accordance with the program dates of the Court. In recent years, the value of the scholarship has been $25,000.
- You work as an Associate to an ICJ judge.
- The scholarship applies for the duration of the traineeship program (nine months in total).
- The selected candidate must take up the scholarship at the date provided from the ICJ, usually in September of each year.
- Outstanding academic record in and commitment to public international law; also any relevant post-graduation experience.
- Language skills: excellent English or French, and a very good working knowledge of the other.
- The ICJ takes no responsibility for financing the traineeship, or for arranging travel or accommodation, or for insurance or for costs arising from accident or illness.
- The trainee is responsible for expenses in excess of the scholarship amount.
- ANU selects a short list from which the ICJ chooses the successful candidate.
- Eligibility extends to current final year LLB and JD students and recent graduates (up to five years out) and current LLM students.
- The ICJ appears to favour recent graduates.
For more details
Applications for the Yuill Scholarship (2013-14) to support the International Court of Justice Traineeship are now open.
Closing date: 1st Feburary 2013
Mail hard copy applications to:
Office of the Dean of Law
ANU College of Law
Building 5, Law School
The Australian National University
Acton, ACT 0200
Email electronic copy applications to:
See Award Conditions
Rebecca Jenkin at the International Court of Justice