If you are one of those who have interest in benefitting from Chevening Scholarships, this is to inform you that the organisers have started receiving applications for the 2016/2017 edition of the popular scholarship award scheme.
About the Scholarships
Chevening Scholarships are usually awarded to people with strong academic background for a Master’s degree programme at any of the leading universities in the United Kingdom. Applicants are required to possess demonstrable leadership ability. About 44,000 individuals have benefited from the scheme since its inception. It has been announced that the 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships will be awarded to around 1,500 qualified individuals from across the globe.
Applying for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships
You think you have what it takes to land one of these scholarships? If yes, you will be able to choose any course of study, but the following fields are preferred by the organisers:
• Agricultural research
• Environmental science
• Financial services
• Good governance
• Human rights
• Humanitarian crises
• Infectious disease
• Job creation
• Power Generation
• Prison services
• Science and innovation
• Small businesses
Before commencing your application for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships, you are required to have the following in your possession:
• Two letters of reference written in English
• Valid ID (passport or national ID)
• Undergraduate and postgraduate transcripts
• Three preferred UK Master’s courses
You will also need to show you have met English language requirements and have been offered an offer to study for a Master’s degree in the UK latest by July 14, 2016.
Applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships started on August 3 and will continue through November 3, 2015. You can check out the Chevening Scholarships page for Nigeria for other information on the award and how to apply.
Studying overseas with the aid of schemes such as the 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships offers you the opportunity to meet people from numerous other countries and establish a network that you may found very helpful later in life in your professional career.