British Chevening Scholarship 2011 at British Council Centre
Introduction : The British Governmentâ€™s British Chevening Scholarship, are the most prestigious awards available to international students for study in the United Kingdom. They enable future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers from around the world to become familiar with the UK, to gain new skills, or update current professional skills. The ultimate objective is to benefit their countries upon their return.
Topics : Security and Counter Terrorism, Governance and Democracy, Regional stability and conflict resolution, Media & Communications, *Economic Growth
Eligibility : Scholarships are awarded to Pakistani nationals of high intellectual ability who will play a formative role in Pakistanâ€™s development.
Applicants: must have good English (written & spoken). IELTS will be required if selected for Chevening scholarship. ambitious driven Pakistani nationals with leadership skills who are committed to the betterment of their society. must have a Mastersâ€™ degree or a four-year Bachelors degree from any recognised university in Pakistan or the equivalent form an overseas institution. must have a minimum of 3 years of work experience. must be Pakistani citizens. Dual nationals are not eligible. must not have received in the past three years any British government funded academic award.
Application Deadline : Complete application forms must be filled online by 21st March, 2011
Duration & Value : British Chevening Scholarships are for one year taught postgraduate study in the UK. These are full scholarships funded by the UKâ€™s Foreign & Commonwealth Office, that cover tuition fees for most courses (up to *ÂŁ12,000), a monthly stipend, allowances and air travel.
*for higher fees the difference will need to be paid by the candidate.
**those applying in economics must have a masterâ€™s degree in subject
How To Apply : Application forms will be completed on-line, https://www.chevening.fco.gov.uk/CheveningApplications/CA_Start.aspx
(Hard copies will not be entertained)
Email : info(AT)britishcouncil.org.pk
Contact Number : 0800-22000
Source : http://www.britishcouncil.org/pakistan-education-scholarships-bc-chev.htm