British Chevening Scholarships 2009


The Chevening Scholarship scheme offers exceptional Indian candidates the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study at leading universities in the UK. It is aimed at future leaders, opinion formers and decision-makers.

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Annually, the Chevening programme supports around 2000 individuals from across the globe to study in the UK. Up to 100 Indian professionals receive financial assistance for the duration of their studies each year.

We are looking for exceptional Indian graduates with strong leadership potential from all backgrounds, whether public or private sector, or from the NGO field.

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This scheme primarily offers funding for Long-term academic taught masters. Candidates must apply directly to a UK institution for a place to study a Masters or postgraduate course before applying for a Chevening Scholarship.

We provide scholarships for a wide range of disciplines ranging from Economic Governance, Finance and Public Administration to Sustainable Development and Science & Innovation.

For details on the subjects covered in the programme click here.

?The Chevening Gurukul? is a unique 12-week advanced leadership programme, created specifically for India?s future leaders, by the renowned London School of Economic and Political Science (LSE). It was launched in 1997 to mark 50 years of India?s independence and since then has become a prestigious name, attracting high-calibre applicants.

Each year twelve exceptional Indian men and women are selected to participate in an intensive programme which addresses the issues faced by leaders in all fields.

For details on Chevening Gurukul Scholarship for Leadership and Excellence click here.

To apply online click here.

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British Chevening Scholarships 2009