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Solomon Islander to go to UK on scholarship

Chevening scholarship winner, Janice Mose, was recently presented with her scholarship certificate by the British High Commissioner.

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Janice Mose displaying her Chevening certificate with Foreign Affairs Minister Clay Forau, British High Commissioner Dominic Meiklejohn (on her left) and Colin Barratt, Simon Gore (on her right).
Janice Mose displaying her Chevening certificate with Foreign Affairs Minister Clay Forau, British High Commissioner Dominic Meiklejohn (on her left) and Colin Barratt, Simon Gore (on her right).

This year’s successful Chevening scholarship winner, Janice Mose, was recently presented with her scholarship certificate by British High Commissioner Dominic Meiklejohn. Janice works for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the European Desk Officer and Foreign Minister Hon Clay Forau was also present at the ceremony.

Janice will be studying for her Masters degree in International Development at Bristol University in the south west of England. Last year’s successful scholar, Calvin Ziru, will shortly be finishing his Masters at Durham University in the UK.

Chevening scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses in the UK.

The Chevening scheme will open for applications for the next academic year (2014) on 1 September 2013 and will close on 1 November 2013. The FCO will be looking for talented Solomon Islanders that can demonstrate their potential to be future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers. Applications from a wide range of subject areas are welcome, however, those from the following fields are particularly welcome:

  • Sustainable development

  • Public administration in particular accountability/transparency

  • Strengthening civil society

Further Information

For further information on the Chevening scheme, please go to http://www.chevening.org/solomonislands/

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Published 15 August 2013