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04 May 2016
Chevening Fellows from six different fellowship programmes were invited to a special evening of networking at the second annual Chevening Fellowships Dinner which took place at the House of Commons and was hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). Read more
Fellowships, House of Commons, Dinner
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08 March 2016
After spending a year in the UK studying, networking, and getting to know British culture, 2014/2015 Chevening Scholars have safely returned to their home countries.  Read more
Welcome Event, Awards
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12 February 2016
Over a hundred Chevening Scholars from North and Central America attended a reception hosted by the Americas Directorate at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Read more
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12 January 2016
The UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office invites proposals from evaluation experts for the delivery of a short term monitoring and evaluation project for the Chevening Awards scheme. Chevening aims to bring future leaders to the UK in order to develop a positive disposition towards the UK and to align them with UK interests and values. The objectives of the monitoring and evaluation project are: Read more
FCO, Monitoring and evaluation
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30 November 2015
November saw the launch of the Chevening Relays – a new initiative that aims to encourage Cheveners to collaborate, network, travel, and take collective responsibility for a common goal. Read more
Chevening Relay, University of Bangor
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03 November 2015
For the second year in a row, the number of scholarship applications received by Chevening has broken the previous record. Read more
Applications, Scholarships, Chevening
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19 October 2015
Harish Lokhun, Chevening's international liaison officer for South Asia, recently visited Bangladesh. He spoke to The Daily Star about what Chevening offers, and why it is so important to UK-Bangledesh relations. Read more
The Daily Star, Harish Lokhun, apply
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19 October 2015
The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, in a recent visit to the Caribbean islands of Jamaica and Grenada, announced an immediate doubling of Chevening Scholarships available to Commonwealth Caribbean countries. The increase comes off the back of a tripling of the number of Chevening Scholarships in 2014, and will apply to the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda; the Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Dominica; Grenada; Guyana; Jamaica; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; and Trinidad and Tobago.   Read more
David Cameron, Caribbean, Commonwealth, Charles Leacock, Shena-Ann Ince
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17 September 2015
Fourteen Chevening Gurukul Fellows arrived at King’s College London to begin an intensive twelve-week leadership course at the India Institute of the iconic central London university. The Chevening Gurukul Fellowship programme is designed to address issues faced by leaders in all fields, by analysing changing ideas and practices of leadership, and exploring implications of globalisation for Indian leaders. Read more
Gurukul, King's College London, India Institute, Leadership
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27 August 2015
In a culmination to a series of scholar engagement events that have taken place across the 2014/2015 cycle, the South Asia Afghanistan Directorate (SAAD) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) hosted a farewell afternoon tea for the South Asian and Afghan Scholars. Read more
FCO, policy
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