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Applications open for the inaugural Pius Langa Memorial Fellowship at UCL

  • August 26, 2021 | Category: Fellowships

The Constitutional Court Trust (CCT) is delighted to announce the establishment of a new fellowship programme to benefit young lawyers in South Africa committed to forwarding constitutional and human rights law in South Africa and / or Africa. This new fellowship will afford one early career lawyer per year the opportunity to study towards a LLM at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, one of the top ranked universities in the world.

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Franklin Thomas Fellowship - Call for Applications 2022-2023 (UPDATED)

  • August 10, 2021

The Franklin Thomas Fellowship for law clerks was established in honour of Franklin Thomas, a former President of the Ford Foundation. 

The purpose of the Franklin Thomas fellowship is to provide an opportunity for a South African from a historically disadvantaged background who has clerked of the Constitutional Court of South Africa to study at an American university towards a one-year graduate programme leading to a Masters of Law (LLM) degree.

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FRANKLIN THOMAS 2020 - 2021 FELLOW IS OFF TO NOTRE DAME

  • August 02, 2021

Nontobeko Ngubane, the recipient of the Franklin Thomas Fellowship for 2020 - 2021, is finally able to undertake her LLM studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Law School this month, after the global pandemic forced her to defer her studies in 2020.

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Announcing Franklin Thomas Fellows for 2021 - 2022 - ANDISIWE SIPAMLA

  • November 16, 2020

A Franklin Thomas fellowship has been awarded to current Constitutional Court law clerk Andisiwe Sipamla to undertake LLM studies in the USA for the 2021 - 2022 academic year

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Announcing Franklin Thomas Fellows for 2021 - 2022 - RUSHAAN LEWIS

  • November 16, 2020

A Franklin Thomas fellowship has been awarded to current Constitutional Court law clerk Rushaan Lewis to undertake LLM studies in the USA for the 2021 - 2022 academic year.

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Ismail Mahomed Fellow 2021 - 2022 to study at Fordham University in 2021

  • October 16, 2020

Samantha Brener, the Ismail Mahomed Fellow for 2020-2021, will be heading to Fordham University in New York City to study towards an LLM in International Law and Justice in 2021.

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Ismail Mahomed 2020 - 2021 fellow is off to Oxford

  • September 14, 2020

Sfiso Nxumalo, the 2020 - 2021 recipient of the Ismail Mahomed Fellowship for law clerks, is about to leave South Africa to begin his studies on the prestigious BCL programme at Oxford University.

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ISMAIL MAHOMED FELLOWSHIP - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2021 - 2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • March 19, 2020

The Ismail Mahomed Fellowship for law clerks is an annual fellowship established in 2001 in honour of the former Chief Justice Mahomed. It was made possible by a grant funded by a charitable organisation, the Atlantic Philanthropies.

The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for international postgraduate study to a South African who has served as a law clerk either at the Constitutional Court or the Supreme Court of Appeal and has demonstrated a commitment to human rights.

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FRANKLIN THOMAS FELLOWSHIP - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • March 19, 2020

The Franklin Thomas Fellowship was established in honour of Franklin Thomas, a former President of the Ford Foundation. The fellowship is funded by monies donated by friends and colleagues of Franklin Thomas on his retirement in 1996, as well as grants from the Ford Foundation. The purpose of the Franklin Thomas fellowship is to provide an opportunity for a South African who has clerked of the Constitutional Court of South Africa to study at an American university towards a one-year graduate programme leading to a Masters of Law (LLM) degree.

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Update from 2019 - 2020 Franklin Thomas Fellow at Notre Dame

  • February 26, 2020

Simphiwe Sidu, our 2019 - 2020 Frankin Ismail Mahomed Fellow, was recently interviewed about her studies at the University of Notre Dame where she is currently a student on the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law.

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