Chevening Scholarships in New Zealand, Cook Islands and Samoa

Closing date: Applications closed on 3 November 2020
Value of Award: Refer ' Terms and conditions'
No. of awards: One
Tenure: One Year

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Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.

The Scholarships offer the opportunity to study for a one-year Master's degree at any of the UK's leading universities, and are awarded to outstanding established or emerging leaders across a wide range of fields: including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia.

Selection criteria:

  • We aim to attract talented professionals who are potential future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers. We accept applications from a wide range of subject areas, however, we particularly welcome applications in the following fields: • Cyber (IT security / communications related issues) • Sustainable development including reduction of fossil fuel emmissions • International security/governance  

General Information:

How do students apply?
Applications for the 2020/21 Chevening Scholarship should be submitted online at Appplicants should read the online guidance and demonstrate how they  meet the Cheening selection criteria before submitting an application. The key criteria for applicants are an undergraduate degree and two years woek experience.  
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Decision makers
Candidates are selected for the Scholarships by an interview panel organised by the British Embassy or British High Commission in your country.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Short-listed applicants, interviews will take place in April 2014. If you are successful at the interview stage, Your Embassy or High Commission will write to you to inform you that you have been invited to move on to the next stage in the selection process.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Additional information
If you are applying from the Cook Islands or Samoa you will need to select New Zealand as your country of citizenship. For further details please read the guidance for applicants

Who else has information about this award?

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

British Council

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