During this Autumn the British Embassy and the British Council have sent 8 scholars to study Masters in the UK under the Chevening scholarship programme. These lucky eight scholars had gone through a rigours selection process and been picked from over 150 applicants. They are now studying different areas of studies in some of the leading British Universities in different places of the United Kingdom.
The British Chevening scholarships, funded by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, are prestigious awards which create positive change in the lives of individuals and societies. The programme aims to support capable individuals to pursue a career that will take them to a position of leadership within their own country.
The Chevening programme has been running for over 26 years and in that time has provide more than 30,000 Scholarships at Higher Education Institutions in the UK for postgraduate students or researchers from countries around the world. In Yemen, this programme has been making a significant impact on the personal and professional development of Yemeni scholars since it began in 1983.
Britain has now opened the doors for Yemeni women and men to apply for Chevening Scholarships to study a full-time, one year Masters in one of the internationally leading universities in the UK in the academic year 2012/2013. This year the British Council will be focussing on candidates planning to undertake study related to economic and social development.
Applicants are invited to start applying now through the e-Chevening link: https://www.chevening.fco.gov.uk/Cheveningapplications/ca_start.aspx. For further information please visit our website www.britishcouncil.org/me or www.chevening.com or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is 31 December 2011.