Chevening Scholarships are the UK government?s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.
The Chevening programme began in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. Chevening Scholars come from over 116 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and this year the Scholarships will support approximately 700 individuals. There are over 41,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network. Auspicia: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
? Sustainable Development, Climate Change & Environment
? Transport & Urban Planning
? Economics & Business
? Public Policy & Administration
? Science & Technology
? International Law & International Relations
? Conflict Resolution & Management
? payment of tuition fees;
? travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only;
? an arrival allowance;
? a grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis or dissertation (if required);
? an excess baggage allowance;
? the cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only;
? a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover accommodation and living expenses. The monthly stipend will depend on whether you are studying inside or outside London. It is currently £917 per month outside London and £1134 per month inside London (subject to annual review).
– Demonstrate that you have achieved a minimum English language requirement at the time that you submit your application
– Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country at the time of applying for the award, and intend to return there at the end of the period of study
– Hold a degree that is equivalent to at least a good UK second-class honours degree. Further information on UK degree equivalency can be found from UK NARIC
– Have completed at least two years’ work or equivalent experience by 30 September 2012
Notas: Please note that there are new english language requirements for 2013/14 applicants and you MUST have a valid English language certificate BEFORE applying for a Chevening Scholarship. If you do not have an existing eligible test certificate you should book an English language test NOW.
Fecha límite para presentar candidaturas: 02 de enero de 2013