Deadline: 01 August, 2021

The Ireland Fellows Programme (IFP) has announced a call for applications for the 2022–2023 Roger Casement Fellowship Programme.

The Roger Casement fellowship has been established to honour the memory of the Irish human rights activist Roger Casement who spent some of his early working life in Calabar, Nigeria.

He was an early advocate for human rights while in Nigeria, and, famously, during his later work in the Congo, the Amazon and in Ireland.


  • This programme normally covers return airfares, full tuition, and stipends
  • It also covers accommodation and subsistence costs, health insurance and other allowances


  • Applicant must be a citizen of Nigeria and be residing in Nigeria
  • Applicant must have achieved the necessary academic standard to study Human Rights at master’s degree level
  • Applicant must have two years, minimum, of relevant work experience
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to the development of Nigeria
  • Applicant must be able to take up the fellowship in the academic year for which it is offered, and meet any relevant procedural requirements of the government of Nigeria
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate skills in academic English by achieving an appropriate score

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Justice Okai-Allotey


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