The Chevening Scholarships programme is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) through the British High Commission, Canberra and administered by the British Council. The programme offers outstanding graduates and young professionals the opportunity to study at UK universities.
The awards are made for one year’s formal study for a postgraduate qualification or for a shorter period of not less than three months to pursue private study or research at a university or similar institution in the UK.
The scholarship includes:
a return economy airfare to the UK from any city of your country all compulsory academic fees monthly stipend book allowance thesis allowance
Chevening scholarships are targeted towards a broad range of fields and disciplines. Priority is given to the following areas:
Science and innovation New and renewable energy resources and energy security Global environmental issues Science policy Sustainable development Human rights Political science
Important information for all applicants
•Applications for Chevening Scholarships for study in the 2010/11 academic year open on Saturday 1 August. The application deadline is midnight Sunday 18 October. •Applications will ONLY be accepted via the new online application system. For further details on how to submit your application, and to complete the online application procedure, please go to https://www.chevening.fco.gov.uk/CheveningApplications/ca_start.aspx •No late applications will be accepted. •In your application you will be asked to list contact details for two referees. Note, referees should be professional and/or academic. •A Medical Form is only required once an award has been made.
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