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Chevening Scholars at British Embassy

Chevening scholars were invited to the British Embassy on 5 September before departing for their Masters studies in the UK.

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14 applicants were selected out of over 100 applications for their ambition and potential to make a difference in their field of work on return to Afghanistan. The scholars will be studying Masters in subjects such as International Relations, Public Policy and Human Rights in Universities across the UK.

Established in 1983, the Chevening Scholarship is funded by the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The scholarships have been offered to students from over 130 countries, enabling talented graduates and young professionals to study their chosen subject while developing strong links with the UK and each other. Since 2002 there have been around 130 Chevening scholars from Afghanistan.

Published 5 September 2011