British Chevening Scholarship Programme for African Students, UK 2012

The Chevening Scholarship Programme is a prestigious awards scheme that funds international postgraduate students who want to study in the UK for one academic year. Funded by the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office and administered by the British Council, the scheme operates in over 150 countries and annually provides funding for over 2,300 scholars. This is a prestigious award that gives you the chance to experience a world-renowned educational system. In addition, it provides you with the opportunity to experience UK life and meet other Chevening scholars. Once you become a Chevening scholar, you will discover a lot of opportunities to develop your career and become a future leader in your field. Hear from the Chevening scholars themselves.

-You are a postgraduate student who can prove your academic success and who has already begun a career in your chosen field. – You you have between two and five years working experience (depending on the country you are applying in), with an excellent track record illustrating your achievements and your potential to use the skills gained during your scholarship to make a difference in your country. -You have achieved an excellent mark for you undergraduate degree and can provide a transcript of your academic record. Specific academic requirements are available from the British Council offices in your country. – You are 21 years or older (there are upper age limits for specific countries so please ensure you check this during your applications process). -You are a resident in your country when you apply and provide your birth certificate (with translation). -You must have good English language skills (most UK Higher Education institutions require a minimum IELTS of 6.5 for admission into postgraduate courses).

Scholarship Deadline: Botswana -14 December 2011, Nigeria -06 January 2012, Ethiopia -15 January 2012, South Africa-18 January 2012, Uganda -23 January 2012

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