June 7-25, 2021, NEW YORK

Application & Fees

ELIGIBILITY

The Summer Human Rights Institute (SHRI) is open to students and professionals from around the world with an interest in international human rights law. There are no specific academic requirements to participate in this program. All program courses and activities will be conducted in English, but no language assessment or scores are required. The 2021 program will be conducted online and will be spread over the course of 3 weeks due to the ongoing pandemic.

Registrants are accepted into the program on a rolling basis, in the order in which registrations materials and program fees are received. Registrants will receive formal confirmation of registration within 3 to 5 business days of receipt of their registration materials. Space is limited and we expect the program to fill up well before the May 28 deadline, so interested participants are encouraged to register early.

REGISTRATION

In order to register, please complete and submit the registration form.  Please note that you will be required to upload your resume,  any form of photo identification, and a current photo, to complete the form.  Please have these files ready before starting the registration process. You will receive an automatic email confirmation immediately upon submission. All participants are required to submit a non-refundable $50 Registration Fee on completion of their Registration Form Please note your application will not be considered or confirmed until the Registration Fee has been paid. You can pay the Registration Fee through our designated SHRI credit card system.

In order to take advantage of the early registration fee schedule and lock in the early bird rate for the course, you must register by February 25, 2021.  The final deadline to register is May 28, 2021 after which participants will only be admitted if space is available.

Registrants are accepted into the program on a rolling basis, in the order in which registrations materials and program fees are received. Registrants will receive formal confirmation of registration within 3 to 5 business days of receipt of their registration materials. Space is limited and we expect the program to fill up well before the May 28 deadline, so interested participants are encouraged to register early.

Once we have received both your Registration Form and your Registration Fee, you will receive an email confirming your place on the program as well as instructions for payment of the Program Fee which generally is required to be paid in full within two weeks of confirmation of your place, or your place will be released.

FEES

All participants are required to submit a non-refundable $50 Registration Fee. 

SHRI uses a fee schedule, which is as follows:

Program Fees & Deadlines
$549 – Early Registration Cycle I by February 25, 2021
$800 – Early Registration Cycle II by March 26, 2021
$1050 – Early Registration Cycle III by April 20, 2021
$1250 – Regular Registration on or before May 28, 2021

The program fees covers tuition for approximately 60 hours of instruction,  access to  live zoom sessions and other materials prepared exclusively for this course. In addition,  a  final certificate is awarded at the end of the program.  The $50 Registration Fee and Program Fee may be paid using our online credit card system, or by check, money order or wire transfer. Detailed instructions for making payment will be attached to the email confirming provisional registration.

A limited number of partial and full scholarships are available to students who demonstrate need. To inquire about the application process, please contact leitnercenter@law.fordham.edu.

The final deadline to register is May 28, 2021, after which participants will only be accepted if space is available.

REFUNDS

Discounted early registration fees are refundable, up to the corresponding fee deadline, after which no fees will be refunded. Registrants who withdraw prior to the applicable fee deadline will receive a full refund, minus the non-refundable $50 registration fee.  Registrants who apply after the regular registration cycle i.e. after May 28 will not be eligible for any refunds.

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