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Chevening applications for 2015/2016 are now open!

Future leaders of Macedonia urged to apply for the UK’s prestigious Chevening Scholarship Programme.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Chevening applications for 2015/2016 open!

Talented professionals and public servants from Macedonia are able to apply for a scholarship award under the UK’s flagship scholarship programme funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Awarded to outstanding individuals with leadership potential, a Chevening Scholarship offers financial support for a Master’s level degree beginning September 2015 at one of the UK’s leading universities.

Applicants have until 15th November 2014 to submit their application.

This year we had appointment of 3 scholars from Macedonia, who won grants to study at UK universities this year.

Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Macedonia Mr Charles Garrett said:

How best to blend higher education with developing your leadership and top-class networking? By becoming a Chevening scholar. For you, that means an outstanding opportunity. For us, it means investing in leadership on a global level in diplomacy, politics, business, innovation. Apply and become member of the global network of 42 000 leaders.

Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject at any of the UK’s leading universities.

To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country, and intend to return there after your studies

  • Hold a degree that is equivalent to at least an upper second-class honours degree in the UK

  • Have completed at least two years’ work or equivalent experience before applying for a Chevening Scholarship

  • Be able to meet the Chevening minimum English language requirement

  • Be able to obtain the correct visa, and receive an unconditional offer from a UK university

The Chevening team are particularly interested to hear from applicants in Macedonia who wish to study Political Science, Public Policy (Justice and Home Affairs/Defence, Finance and Economics, and Innovation and Business Management (except MBA).

How to apply

Applicants should read the online guidance and be able to demonstrate how they meet the Chevening selection criteria before submitting an application. Further details of closing dates and priority subject areas are available at Chevening.

Published 18 August 2014