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Chevening Scholarship Programme 2015/16 is now open in Russia

The British Embassy in Moscow has opened the window to receiving applications for Chevening Scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Don’t forget to apply before 15 November 2014.

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Chevening Scholarships are the UK’s prestigious scholarship programme – we offer financial support for a postgraduate degree at any of the UK’s leading universities for aspiring leaders or opinion formers. The programme also enables scholars to experience social, cultural and academic life in the UK, as well as join a global network of over 42,000 alumni around the world.

From August 1, 2014 you can get further information about the scheme and see whether you are eligible to apply by checking the Russia page on

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree at any UK university.

Published 11 August 2014