Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study within the UK are open.
The applications which opened on Thursday consistent with the united kingdom High Commission , Abuja will close on 3 November 2020.
Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals who can demonstrate that they need the commitment and skills required to make positive change, and can show how a UK master’s degree will help them do this .
The scholarship offers full support for future leaders to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also gaining access to a good range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.
The programme which was created in 1983 has provided 50,000 professionals with the chance to develop within the UK through Chevening.
There are quite 1,500 scholarships on offer globally for the 2021/2022 school year , demonstrating the UK’s ongoing commitment towards developing the leaders of tomorrow.
Speaking on the top of Scholarships at the united kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Naomi Rayner, said: “This year more than ever, we’ve seen how global challenges demand innovation, strong leadership and international collaboration. Chevening seeks to create a world community of individuals who are committed to those values and driving positive change. We do that by bringing together incredible people from round the world and supporting them, through education, to realize their goals.
‘In the united kingdom we are pleased with our world-class universities and that we know that our learning environments are enriched by the wide diversity of cultures, experiences and viewpoints represented on our campuses. Chevening scholars make a big contribution to those communities, also as becoming a crucial a part of our network of over 50,000 alumni.
‘Chevening represents the absolute best of the united kingdom , welcoming people from across the planet to review , grow, and thrive. Being a neighborhood of the Chevening network instils a robust sense of pride and responsibility. i’m consistently inspired by the eagerness and commitment of these within the Chevening community and that i anticipate to hearing from this year’s applicants.’
Chevening’s Director, Miranda Thomas, said, “‘The Chevening experience is such a lot quite a master’s degree. also as an academically challenging and fulfilling university experience, we’ll immerse you in UK culture along side your fellow Chevening Scholars.
‘We organise an exclusive programme of events and activities, so you’ll experience Britain’s heritage and history, discuss international policy, and interact with thought leaders at a variety of educational , cultural, and social events. Previously, scholars have visited the united kingdom prime minister’s residence at 10 Downing Street, hiked up Mount Snowdon in Wales, exhibited art in London galleries, interned at the BBC and sat within the home room at Anfield.
‘You will learn by interacting with people from everywhere the planet , travelling round the UK and getting involved within the communities you reside in. you’ll be expected to require control of your own learning, show independent thinking and chase new experiences. those that get the foremost out of Chevening are those who put the foremost into it.
‘Your scholarship will last a year, but you’ll be a neighborhood of the Chevening community for all times . Our hope is that you simply will leave the united kingdom inspired, motivated, and better equipped to bring your own ideas to life.’
UK diplomat , to Nigeria, Catrionna Laing said, “If you’re someone who is hooked in to driving change, whether on an area or global scale, if you would like to be the simplest at what you are doing and if you’ve got the imagination to inspire others, then a Chevening scholarship might be the right opportunity for you.
“There is not any such thing as a ‘typical’ scholar. Your age, race, gender, religion and cultural background don’t interest us. we would like to ascertain that you simply have energy, curiosity, a transparent vision for your future and therefore the ability to realize your goals. If this seems like you, then you’re very likely to suit in with our community of over 50,000 alumni worldwide.
“Our alumni network is filled with dynamic influencers who have shared an equivalent experience that you simply will. they will offer encouragement, mentorship, advice, and contacts. once you return home after your studies you ought to feel well-equipped to start out making a true difference professionally or socially.
“There may be a lot to realize from submitting a thoughtful application, so if you’ve got what it takes to be a Chevening Scholar, i might encourage you to use before the three November deadline.”
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