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Applications for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships are open

The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships from 8 August until 8 November 2016.

2015 / 16 BOTSWANA CHEVENING SCHOLARS

Applications for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships are open

The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships via www.chevening.org/apply from 8 August until 8 November 2016.

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers financial support to study for a master’s degree at any UK university and the opportunity to become part of an influential global network of 46,000 alumni. The call for new applicants follows the selection of 9 scholars from Botswana, who won scholarships to study at UK universities this year. There are more than 1,500 Chevening Scholarships on offer globally for the 2017/2018 academic cycle. These scholarships represent a significant investment from the UK Government to develop the next cohort of global leaders.

British High Commissioner Katy Ransome said: “Chevening is a wonderful opportunity for aspiring leaders from Botswana to study in the UK, home to some of the best universities in the world. Over the years, Chevening has created a diverse and influential network of scholars who build bridges between their own country and the UK, but also with many other people and countries. Be part of this amazing experience and apply for a scholarship!”

Visit www.chevening.org/faqs for detailed information on the eligibility criteria and award specifications.

For regular updates please like the British High Commission on Facebook at www.facebook/ukinbotswana

Published 5 September 2016