Scholarship 2021-22: Apply Now For The Chevening Fellowship
London: UK Government’s Chevening Scholarship and Fellowship programmes for 2021-22 has begun accepting applications for scholarship and fellowship programmes. Aspiring scholars can apply for a one-year masters programme under the Scholarship programme by November 3, 2020, or for the short-term thematic Fellowship programmes by October 19, 2020.
The Chevening scholarships offer full financial support for one year to candidates applying for the Master’s degree at any UK university. The programme covers around 12,000 courses from more than 150 universities.
On the other hand, fellowships offer professional development and networking opportunities for mid-career professionals to pursue an 8-12 week course in journalism, science and innovation, or cybersecurity.
“Chevening offers a unique and exciting opportunity for the best minds in India to study in the UK, paid for by the British Government. This programme is designed both to develop future leaders and to strengthen the UK-India Living Bridge, helping us to share the best of what our two countries have to offer. I encourage any ambitious young leader and experienced professional who wants to study in the UK to apply for this opportunity,” said
Jan Thompson, Acting High Commissioner to India.
Alumni of the programme include Piyush Goyal and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (cabinet ministers), Rahul Kanwal (journalist), Jayesh Ranjan (Indian Administrative Services), Samir Saran (Observer Research Foundation), and Harish Bhat (Tata Sons) and many more.
The applicant must have a minimum of two years of work experience and a strong academic background.
The applicant must have 7-10 years of work experience.
Fellowships on offer:
South Asian Journalism Fellowship, Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship, and the Cyber Security Fellowship.
The application window for the Chevening Gurukul Fellowships Programme for Leadership and Excellence does not open until January 2021. The Gurukul Fellowship is currently hosted by the University of Oxford.