IBA Scholarship Fund

The International Bar Association (IBA) is offering two (2) scholarships for teams participating in the 2023 IBA ICC Moot Court Competition.

Apply for the IBA Scholarship here. Deadline for application: 23 November 2022 @ 11:59pm CET.

The scholarship covers the participation fee in the Competition, flight tickets for 5 members and accommodation in a shared apartment for 5 members. Other costs (such as visa costs, travel insurance, and per diem) might be covered as well, provided that the budget allows for it. In order to receive the scholarship, the following criteria needs to be fulfilled:

  • The team is from a low-income/lower-middle-income country as defined by World Bank List of Economies;
  • The university has never been represented in previous IBA ICC Moot Court Competitions;
  • The team includes at least one female speaker;
  • The team must provide a short motivation (one page) letter providing the reasons the team would like to participate in the competition, the impact it will have on their future development, and how they will use the opportunity to promote the principles of the competition to their university peers – evidence of activities will be required;
  • The team has the full support of the university to participate in the Competition, and the university provides a letter of commitment to participate in the Competition signed by the Dean/Head of Department (If the team cancels their participation and does not travel to The Hague all costs will be invoiced to the university); 
    Download the letter template hereThis form is mandatory for your scholarship application. Applications will not be processed if this form is not completed.
  • The team must submit a registration form before submitting a scholarship application;
    Register your team here.

Fee waivers

Ms. Carolyn Edgerton, Associate Member – Guernica 37, in her personal capacity, is offering to sponsor the participation fee of two (2) teams in order to enable their participation in the 2023 IBA ICCMCC.

Apply for the participation fee waiver here. Deadline for application: 23 November 2022 @ 11:59pm CET.

The fee waiver only covers the fee to participate in the Competition. All other costs (i.e., flight tickets, accommodation, visa costs, travel insurance) are to be covered by the team themselves. Receiving a fee waiver does not hinder the team’s ability to apply for further/alternative funding. 

In order to receive a fee waiver, the following criteria needs to be fulfilled:

  • The team is from a low-income/lower-middle-income country as defined by World Bank List of Economies;
  • The team includes at least one female speaker;
  • The team must provide a short motivation (one page) letter providing the reasons the team would like to participate in the competition, the impact it will have on their future development, and how they will use the opportunity to promote the principles of the competition to their university peers;
  • Financial plan covering other costs resulting from their participation in the Competition (i.e., how the flights/accommodation will be paid for; any funding from the university available; team sponsors);
  • The team must submit a registration form before submitting a scholarship application;
    Register your team here.