ISLAMABAD : Underscoring the importance of learning possibilities for future leaders, influencers and decision makers of Pakistan through availing Chevening scholarship on Sunday Acting British High Commissioner Richard Crowder expressed London will encourage 50 percent female candidates who are eligible to fetch the opportunity.
Richard Crowder said in a statement, “The Chevening scholarship programme gives scholars from across Pakistan the opportunity to study a fully-funded one year’s Master’s degree at any UK university, experience the diversity and culture of the UK, and build networks with scholars from around the world”.
Encouraging female candidates to avail the scholarship opportunity, Richard Crowder further said, “There is only a month left until the deadline so candidates should complete and submit their applications as soon as possible. We aim to have 50% female candidates from Pakistan by 2020, so I would particularly encourage eligible female candidates to apply.”
Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals who demonstrate leadership potential. It offers full financial support to study for a master’s degree at any UK university including course fees, travel and living expenses.
Chevening Scholarships are the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The scholarships support study at UK universities – mostly one year master’s degrees – for individuals with demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision-makers, and opinion formers. Chevening Scholarships began in 1983 and have developed into a prestigious international awards scheme. There are over 50,000 Chevening Alumni around the world who comprise an influential and highly regarded global network. The name ‘Chevening’ comes from Chevening House in Sevenoaks, Kent – currently the official residence of the UK’s Foreign Secretary. Online applications for Chevening Scholarships’ 2019/2020 could be submitted till November 6,2018 at www.chevening.org/apply. (TLTP)
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