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Applications for the UK government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open in Pakistan

Professionals from across Pakistan are being urged to apply for a Chevening Scholarship by the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew CMG.

Applications for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open in Pakistan
Applications for Chevening Scholarships now open in Pakistan.

Applications for the 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open between 6 August and 6 November 2018. Applications can be submitted online via Chevening website

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds, and offers full financial support to study for a master’s degree at any UK university.

The British High Commissioner Thomas Drew said:

The Chevening Scholarship programme gives scholars a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study a fully-funded one year Master’s degree at any UK university and develop long-lasting professional and personal relationships. Chevening also offers short-term fellowships for journalists and researchers who will enjoy the advantages of an international environment and share best practices with fellows from around the world.

Chevening scholars become ambassadors for Pakistan in the UK and, on their return, for the UK in Pakistan. I urge anyone considering applying to take this opportunity for their future.

Over the last 35 years, 50,000 outstanding professionals have had the opportunity to develop in the UK through Chevening. There are more than 1,500 scholarships on offer globally for the 2019/2020 academic year, demonstrating the UK’s ongoing commitment towards developing the leaders of tomorrow. In Pakistan over 1,600 scholars have availed the Chevening scholarship since 1983. The Chevening class of 2018/19 from Pakistan will depart for the UK to start their course in September 2018.

Successful applicants have been sharing their stories through the #ChosenForChevening hashtag on Twitter and Instagram.

More information

Visit Chevening website for detailed information on the eligibility criteria and scholarship specifications.

Further information

Chevening Scholarships are the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The scholarships support study at UK universities – mostly one year taught master’s degrees – for individuals with demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision-makers, and opinion formers.

Chevening began in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international awards scheme. Chevening Scholars come from over 160 countries and territories worldwide, and more than 1,600 scholarships were awarded in 2018/2019. There are over 50,000 Chevening Alumni around the world who comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.

The name ‘Chevening’ comes from Chevening House in Sevenoaks, Kent – currently the joint official residence of the UK’s Foreign Secretary.

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Published 6 August 2018