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Applications for 2014/15 Chevening Scholarships now open

Applications for 2014/15 Chevening Scholarships, the prestigious global scholarship programme of the UK government, are now open.

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Ambassador Greg Dorey handing over certificate for 2013/14 Chevening scholar.
Ambassador Greg Dorey handing over certificate for 2013/14 Chevening scholar.

Chevening Scholarships in Ethiopia aims to attract talented professionals who have been identified as potential future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers. 2013 is the 30th anniversary of the Chevening programme, which was established in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme.

Applications for Chevening Scholarships must be submitted online at www.chevening.org. Applicants should read the online guidance and demonstrate how they meet the Chevening selection criteria before submitting an application.

Applications for 2013/14 Chevening Scholarships will be closed on 1st November 2013.

Notes to Editors

•The Scholarships, which are funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, operate in 118 countries worldwide, and this year will support over 600 established or emerging leaders. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any of the UK’s leading universities.

•In total, 200 Chevening Scholars from Ethiopia have studied in the UK, including the Deputy Prime Minister, H.E Ato. Demeke Mekonen.

Published 18 September 2013