Chevening Scholarship Applications 2012/13 Are Now Open


Chevening Scholarship Applications 2012/13 Are Now Open

The British Chevening Awards programme, funded by the British Government (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) and administered by the British Council, has awarded over 1000 scholarship and fellowships to Indonesians since 1984.

Full scholarships are offered for one year Master degrees at United Kingdom universities and other professional institutions. The scholarships would cover living costs, tuition fees and return airfares.

The deadline for applications for 2012/13 Chevening Scholarships in Indonesia and East Timor is 15 January 2012.

Applications 2012/2013 Chevening scholarships should be made via the website: https://www.chevening.fco.gov.uk/CheveningApplications/CA_Start.aspx

Candidates should be aware that Chevening 2012/2013 is aligned with delivery of the FCO’s priorities. More information about these is available at: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/what-we-do/our-priorities/

The Chevening scheme is highly competitive, with only the best applicants invited for interview. We particularly encourage applications from individuals based in eastern Indonesia. Candidates will need to meet the following basic requirements:

Indonesian or East Timor citizens
Excellent first degree with a minimum GPA >=3.0
Good level of spoken and written English language (IELTS 6.5)
Minimum of 2 years full time post-graduate (S1) work experience
Clear commitment to long-term career development
Must be able to demonstrate leadership potential and the capacity to play an important role in Indonesia or East Timor’s future development
We regret that we are unable to accept applications for MBAs
Previous recipients of a Chevening award are not eligible to apply
Employees, employee’s relatives (or former employees who have left employment within the last two years) of the FCO, including FCO posts, the British Council or any Chevening sponsors are not be eligible for these awards.
Other information relevant to applications will be posted on this page and at: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/what-we-do/scholarships/ as well as on the Chevening Facebook page.

All candidates are encouraged to start researching appropriate postgraduate courses at UK institutions and making applications directly to them as appropriate.

Original Source of Information: http://www.britishcouncil.org/indonesia-common-chevening.htm

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