The Chevening Scholarship Scheme is the UK‡s most prestigious scholarship scheme for foreign students. Its aim is to enable current and future leaders, decision-makers and opinion-formers to study in the UK and make a positive contribution to their own countries upon their return. Many former Chevening scholars have gone on to be leaders in their fields, and indeed, even leaders of their countries.
Study Subject(s): Study subjects are Human Rights, Conflict Prevention/Development Studies and Governance/Public Administration.
Course Level: Any Masters or one-year taught a postgraduate course at the University of Cambridge will be eligible, but priority will be given to courses in the following fields Human Rights, Conflict Prevention/Development Studies and Governance/Public Administration.
Scholarship Provider: British High Commission and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust
Award can be taken at: UK
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- Only citizens of Sri Lanka and the Maldives are eligible for the opportunity . The awards are targeted at students who meet the Chevening criteria of academic excellence, high motivation, and potential leadership qualities, and who can fulfill the rigorous admission criteria of the University of Cambridge.
- Any Masters or one-year taught a postgraduate course at the University of Cambridge will be eligible, but priority will be given to courses in the Human Rights, Conflict Prevention / Development Studies and Governance / Public Administration fields.
Open for International Students: The students of Sri Lanka and the Maldives can apply for this application .
The number of awards offered: Up to two Sri Lanka / Maldives Chevening Cambridge Scholarships may be awarded
Value: Each scholarship will cover the tuition fee and approved College fee in Cambridge, and a stipend for the duration of the course that is sufficient for a single person. The scholarship may also include other expenses such as return travel to/from the UK. Each scholarship offer will clearly state the terms. If the course applied for is either the MBA or MFin, for which significantly higher fees are charged, only part of the tuition fee will be paid by the scholarship, and the recipient will need to find the balance of the fee from their own resources. Again, each scholarship offer will clearly state the fee that will be covered by the scholarship.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by Online.
Application Deadline: Check back next year