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Offer: 2011/12 Chevening Scholarship for Post-Graduate study in the UK

Applications are invited for the 2011/12 Chevening Scholarship

Applications are invited for the 2011/12 Chevening Scholarship, which is a British Government funded scholarship awarded for post graduate study in the United Kingdom of up to twelve months. They are fully funded and cover course fees, a living allowance and a return airfare. The scholarships enable talented young graduates and professionals from over 150 countries worldwide, with the drive and vision to become future leaders, to pursue their studies in the United Kingdom. The intention is that returning scholars use the skills and contacts gained in the United Kingdom to make an outstanding contribution in their field in their home countries. The programme also introduces scholars to a network of fellow future leaders and decision-makers.

Applicant with the following criteria are normally considered:

· a good University degree or post secondary qualification (preferably 2.1 or distinction)
· an excellent command of English
· a minimum of five years post graduate work experience, with a track record of leadership and achievement

We will accept applications for study in all subject areas, but we will give priority to the following areas:

- conflict resolution
- human rights and good governance
- media
- business and commerce
- security and justice sector reform
- public administration

Please be aware that this year we are only accepting online applications. Please use the electronic form at:

https://www.chevening.fco.gov.uk/CheveningApplications/CA_Start.aspx

The deadline for applications is Friday 8 April 2011. No applications will be accepted after this date. Please be aware that competition for the scholarships is very high. The selection process is rigorous and only short-listed candidates will be asked to attend an interview in early May. If you are interested in applying for a Chevening scholarship and have any questions about the awards or processes please visit the British Embassy website at http://ukinzimbabwe.fco.gov.uk/en/

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