The Chevening is the flagship scholarship scheme of the British Government. The Chevening scholarship programme in Burma (Myanmar), funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, offers the opportunity for talented Burmese professionals from across the country to pursue postgraduate studies in the UK. The programme aims to encourage potential leaders and influential figures of the future to develop personally and academically and to bring benefits to Burma on their return.
2012/13 Chevening Scholarship Programme
What kind of courses can be studied under a Chevening scholarship?
- Human Rights
- Political Science and Governance
- Economics and Development
- Journalism / Media
- Public Health
- Conflict Resolution
What costs are covered by a Chevening scholarship?
- Graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership, including influencing and communication skills, networking ability, ambition; intelligence, academic potential, drive, self-management, strength of character
- Motivated to make a career leading to a position of leadership in Burma (Myanmar) in the future
- Committed to networking to find global solutions
- Able to use their studies and experience in the UK to benefit themselves and their country.
- Have an adequate standard of English to benefit from their time in the UK (most postgraduate courses require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5)
- Be a national of a country other than the UK at the time of applying and intent to return to their country at the end of the period of study.
- Already hold a degree of an equivalent standard to at least a good UK second-class honours degree.
- There is no age limit for these scholarships, and we welcome applications from candidates who reflect the full diversity of Burmese society, including ethnic minority groups and people with disabilities.
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