Organisation : Department of Higher Education & Training
Announcement : United Kingdom Chevening Scholarship
Applicable for : Citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
Closing Date : 8 November 2016
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Website : https://www.internationalscholarships.dhet.gov.za/index.php
Apply here : http://www.chevening.org/apply
United Kingdom Chevening Scholarship :
Programme outline :
** Established in 1983, the Chevening programme is the UK government’s prestigious global Award programme.
** Scholarships are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year Master’s degree at any UK university.
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** The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
Degree level : Master’s
Deadlines : Application deadline is 8 November 2016
Eligibility Criteria :
** Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country.
** Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended.
** Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a postgraduate programme at a UK university.
** Have at least two years’ work experience.
** Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received unconditional offer from one of these choices by 13 July 2017.
** Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017.
Required documents :
** You can submit your initial application without these optional documents and upload them to your application at any point up to 13 July 2017.
** Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.
Fields of Study :
** Applications are accepted in all fields.
The Scholarship Covers :
** University tuition fees
** A monthly stipend
** Travel costs to and from the UK
** An arrival allowance
** A homeward departure allowance
** The cost of one visa application
** A travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK
** Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
** Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions.
** If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above.
Contact Address :
University Education Branch
Department of Higher Education and Training
Private Bag X174
Pretoria, Gauteng 0001