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HSBC Chevening Scholarships for Postgraduate Students in UK, 2014

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and HSBC offer HSBC Chevening Scholarships for postgraduate students in UK. Scholars are able to study for up to 12 months in the UK at postgraduate level. Courses can be at any UK university and in any field, although the bias is towards finance- or environmental-related courses. Local HSBC representatives work closely with British Embassy or High Commission staff to interview and select high quality Scholars that meet HSBC and Chevening criteria. The closing date for receiving applications varies for each country, but the earliest closing date is 1 November 2013.

Study Subject(s): Courses can be at any UK university and in any field, although the bias is towards finance- or environmental-related courses.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate degree at UK University.
Scholarship Provider: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and HSBC
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: –Chevening Scholarships enable candidates to study a one-year postgraduate Master’s course in any discipline at any UK university. Applications from all fields are accepted.
-Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country at the time of applying for the award, and intend to return there at the end of the period of study.
-Demonstrate that you have achieved the minimum Chevening English language requirement.
-Have completed at least two years’ work or equivalent experience before applying.
-Be able to obtain the correct visa, and receive an unconditional offer from a UK university

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Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Russia, South Africa, and Turkey can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Chevening/HSBC partnership dates back more than a decade and has supported more than 300 Chevening Scholars in that time. Nationals from the following countries are eligible to apply: Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Russia, South Africa and Turkey.

Duration of award(s): Scholars are able to study for up to 12 months.

What does it cover? A full Chevening Scholarship award normally comprises:
-Payment of tuition fees
-Travel to and from your country of residence 2. by an approved route for you only
-An arrival allowance
-The cost of an entry clearance (visa) 4. application for you only
-An excess baggage allowance
-A grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis 6. or dissertation (if required)
-A monthly personal living allowance (stipend) 7. to cover accommodation and living expenses
-The wider benefits of a Chevening Scholarship include a tailored engagement programme, creating opportunities for Scholars to network with fellow Scholars and alumni, the FCO, high profile speakers, and select UK organisations. Through this, the Scholarships
provide a unique opportunity for leaders of the future to build a global network of continuing professional significance and to establish social, cultural, academic and commercial partnerships with the UK.

Selection Criteria: Chevening Scholarships are for high-calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The closing date for receiving applications varies for each country, but the earliest closing date is 1 November 2013.

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