Posted on :
29 Dec, 2011
British Council Nigeria invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for 2012/2013 Chevening Scholarship Programme.
Are you a future leader who is already experienced in your chosen profession and would like to further develop your career with a postgraduate course in the UK? Then the Chevening Scholarship could be right for you.
British Council Chevening Scholarship Programme 2012 / 2013
What is the Chevening Scholarship Programme?
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.
Why should I choose a Chevening Scholarship?
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.
Who can apply?
You can apply for a Chevening scholarship if:
When to apply ?
Applications are only open at certain times of the year and differ per country. The dates will be advertised here on this site and/or in the local newspapers.
Which countries are open?
Country – Closing Date
What are the areas of study?
Applicants will normally be selected from those who wish to take courses in:
Although applicants for other courses (as varied as counter-terrorism, religion and energy/climate change) may be considered. You are expected to show a commitment to return to your country, where you will contribute to the country’s socio-economic development using the new skills and knowledge acquired during your stay in the UK.
How to apply?
You will need to submit the following documents to us when the application season is open:
I have more questions, who should I ask?
If your questions are not covered here, please have a look at the Chevening website. You can also join the Chevening Facebook page. If you are still not satisfied by the answers; contact the British Council office close to you.
20th January, 2012 for Nigerian applicants
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply