Journalists from low-income countries can apply for this program at Columbia University.
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights
(ISHR) is accepting applications for the Human Rights Advocates Program
(HRAP). It will begin in the latter half of August and run until
The program leverages the resources of Columbia University and international organizations such as Human Rights Watch and WITNESS to provide proven grassroots leaders with skills-building and networking opportunities.
Through workshops, seminars, Columbia University classes and meetings
with policy makers and potential funders, participants will share their
experiences, reflect critically on their strategies, and plan future
HRAP is designed for lawyers, journalists, doctors, teachers, social
workers, community organizers and other human rights activists.
Advocates must provide proof of institutional endorsement from their
organizations for their participation in the program and must commit to
returning to that organization.
Applicants from high-income countries will not be considered except those representing marginalized communities.
ISHR makes every effort to provide full funding to cover
participants’ program costs as well as travel and housing. A stipend is
also provided for basic costs.
The deadline is Nov. 1.
For more information, click here.