UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW64)
New York, USA | TBC March 2020
RMIT University is supporting a Global Voices Scholarship for a student to attend the 2020 UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW64). The Scholarship Program includes attendance at both a domestic and international delegation, as well as private meetings with subject matter and policy experts, esteemed academics, Commonwealth Government Departmental Secretaries, Members of the Australian Parliament, and leaders of civil-society and private organisations.
Scholarship Program Components
Global Voices Research Fellowship
Canberra Pre-Departure Briefings Program
Attendance at the 2020 UN Commission on the Status of Women.
The Research Fellowship allows the successful applicant to develop research, analysis and policy-writing skills through developing a policy paper related to the delegation agenda. Your policy paper will include specific recommendations for domestic policy application.
The Scholarship is ideal for students with an interest in gender equality, social and economic policy, human rights and international development. The Program has a strong international element so we encourage young Australians with a global perspective to apply.
The Scholarship is fully funded and includes all domestic and international flights, accommodation, breakfasts, visas, insurance, and registration fees.
The Global Voices Scholarship is open to all RMIT students.
Candidates must also be:
An Australian citizen or permanent resident
Aged 18 to 30 years
Available to travel to Canberra and New York for the specified dates
Able to commit 5 hours a week to completing the Research Fellowship
Applications Close: Midnight AEDT, Sunday 4 August
Applicants Informed of Outcome: Mid-August
Canberra Pre-Departure Briefings: Tuesday 10 - Thursday 12 September
UN Commission on the Status of Women: TBC (generally the second week of March)