Saturday, January 7, 2012

CBA-Chevening MA Awards for International Students


The Commonwealth Broadcasting Association is offering three bursaries to full-time staff of CBA's member organisations (Full Members and Affiliates) from developing countries in the Commonwealth for post-graduate courses at City University, University of East Anglia and the University of Westminster.

Please check this list to make sure your organisation is a member of the CBA.
The MA Bursaries offered are in broadcast related subjects.
London City University
The International Journalism MA
University of East Anglia
MA in Media and International Development
University of Westminster
MA Media Management
MA International Media Business
MA Journalism Broadcast (International)
MA Journalism Online (International)
The scholarship is tenable for one year.
These bursaries are part sponsored by the FCO UK Chevening Programme Westminster, East Anglia, City Universities, International Students House, Good enough College and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association. The bursaries cover fees and accommodation and give an allowance for food etc.

Please note that airfares of selected bursars will have to be paid by the bursars' organisations or the bursar and a guarantee to this effect must be given.

For more information on the criteria for applying please visit the Chevening Scholarships programme website and the website of the University you are applying for:

University of East Anglia | Westminster University | City University
Applicants must completely fill in the relevant application forms and also provide the evidence of documents needed for the application including references. Applicants must clearly indicate which course and University they are interested in.
Incomplete forms will not be accepted.
Please ensure that you have included the following:
  • Completed application form for the University and course indicated.
  • Completed CBA- Chevening Application form.
  • 4 x passport Pictures for each application.
  • 4 copies of each application.
  • Include 2 x References with each application.
  • Separate Written letter of agreement for a return airfare to be provided by organisation or individual.
  • Supporting evidence of experience.
  • Copies of Qualifications/ certificates.
  • Forms must be downloaded from the CBA site only.
  • All forms must be sent to the CBA office (address above) NOT to the Universities.
  • Applicants can make three separate applications to each University; each application must included 1-5 above.
  • If you do not have a IELTS certificate, then your application & evidence must demonstrate a very good standard of English.
  • Please read Chevening criteria carefully before making your application.
Application and reference forms are available here:

Chevening Application | City Application | UEA Application | Westminister Application
Closing Date for receiving applications: 23rd January 2012.
For queries please email Jasmine Dhariwal: Please post completed applications with relevant supporting evidence to:

Jasmine Dhariwal,
CBA- Chevening Scholarships
17 Fleet Street,
London, EC4Y 1AA
The Commonwealth Broadcasting Association [CBA] is the largest global association of public service broadcasters. Its members are the broadcasters that communicate daily with the 2 billion citizens of the Commonwealth. The CBA continues to support and facilitate high standards of media production and broadcasting, including the promotion of arts, science and diversity, throughout the Commonwealth.
Supporting Public Service Broadcasting through Digital Transition is currently the key focus of the CBA. Facilitating member broadcasters to build capacity in a way that encourages and supports greater audience interaction is now a core objective of CBA-it is also a way of enabling the voices of Commonwealth citizens to be heard and their views and opinions shared in the spirit of media that is free, independent and empowering.

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