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Saturday, July 25, 2009

UK: Chevening Scholarships for Philippines in the Academic Year 2010

Overview

Chevening Scholarships for Philippino to Study in UK, 2010

Chevening Scholarships are prestigious awards available to international students for study in the United Kingdom.

Chevening scholarships offer an ideal opportunity for young, high-flying graduates not only to study their chosen subject, but also to meet and network with their peers in the unique learning atmosphere that the UK provides. The ultimate objective is to build a network of friends of the UK, who will be future leaders in their countries.

Candidates are selected by the British Embassy in Manila. The scheme is managed by the British Council on behalf of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


Requirements

Chevening scholarships are prestigious awards and highly sought after by people from all over the world who want to make a difference. There are over 17,000 applications for about 1000 awards in 2009/10. A typical successful applicant is:

◦ A graduate with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. These include:
- influencing and communications skills, leadership track record, networking ability, ambition, plans for the future

- intelligence, academic potential, drive, self management, strength of character, integrity, interests outside work

◦ Motivated to make a career that will take them to positions of leadership in their own country within 10 years of their scholarship
◦ Committed to networking to find global solutions
◦ Able to use their studies and experience in the UK to benefit themselves, their countries and the UK
Applicants must:

◦Have good English Language skills and an IELTS score of 6.5 (or its equivalent) for admission to postgraduate courses
◦ Meet the academic requirements for their courses of study

How to Apply

Details about all countries where the Chevening Scholarships scheme operates can be found here.

Prospective scholars applying for Chevening scholarships for 2010/11 will need to apply on-line here: E-Chevening. Remember though that you should first read your country page to see if there is any country specific information relevant to your application. Those pages will give you information about application dates for example.

Any follow up questions should be directed to your local British Council Office.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The links to all country pages should be below. A technical problem means you will have to type the following URL http://www.chevening.com/how-apply/ with the letter that corresponds to your country name at the end, e.g applicants from India or Indonesia etc should go to http://www.chevening.com/how-apply/I.

1. Contact details

Address – 10th Foor Taipan Place, F. Ortigas Jr. Road (Formerly Emerald Avenue), Ortigas Centre, Pasig City 1605, Philippines

Tel – +63 (2) 914 1011 – 14
Fax - +63 (2) 914 1020

E-mail address - alec.ladanga@britishcouncil.org.ph


2. Application Deadline 2010/11

Date – 31 October 2009

3. British Council / FCO Embassy Links

http://www.britishcouncil.org/philippines-common-study-in-the-uk-scholarships-chevening.htm

http://ukinthephilippines.fco.gov.uk/en/working-with-philippines/scholarships-and-education/chevening-scholarship-scheme


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