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UK’s Chevening Scholarships are now open are now open

Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open between 2 August and 1 November 2022, with applications to be submitted via chevening.org/apply

Chevening Scholarships support a one year fully funded taught Master’s degrees in the UK’s prestigious universities for individuals with demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision-makers, and opinion formers.

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals from all backgrounds who can demonstrate that they have the commitment and skills required to create positive change, and can show how a UK master’s degree will help them do that. The scholarship offers full financial support for scholars to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university. Since the programme was created in 1983, over 50,000 professionals have had the opportunity to develop in the UK through Chevening.

High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Sarah Hulton said:

‘If you are someone who is passionate about driving change, whether on a local or global scale, if you want to be the best at what you do and if you have the imagination to inspire others, then a Chevening scholarship could be the perfect opportunity for you. 

‘There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ scholar. Chevening is open to all ages, races, genders, religions and cultural backgrounds. We want to see that you have energy, curiosity, compassion a clear vision for your future and the ability to achieve your goals.

‘Our alumni network is full of dynamic influencers who have shared the same experience that you will. When you return home after your studies you should feel well-equipped to start making a real difference professionally or socially.

‘There is a lot to gain from submitting a thoughtful application, so if you have what it takes to be a Chevening Scholar, I would encourage you to apply before the 1 November deadline.’

President of the Chevening Alumni Association Sri Lanka (CAASL) Dakshitha Wickremaratne said:

‘Chevening is not just a scholarship; it’s a platform which will elevate scholars to a whole other level. Chevening Scholarships can open multiple windows of opportunities for scholars to network, build their leadership potential and expand their professional engagements to return back to Sri Lanka and help develop the country’.

Successful applicants have been sharing their stories through the #ChosenForChevening and #IamCheveninghashtag on Twitter and Instagram. Visit chevening.org/scholarships for detailed information on the eligibility criteria and scholarship specifications.

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