The Chevening Gurukul Programme is the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s flagship fellowship scheme for India and it is aimed at mid-career and high-flying young professionals from diverse backgrounds with a strong and demonstrable leadership potential.
Applications are invited from exceptional candidate from public, private and non-governmental organisations:
Every year twelve selected Gurukul Fellows will be offered an intensive, all expenses paid, twelve-week residential course at King’s College London. We have curated a stellar programme which familiarizes India’s future leaders with best practice case-studies of leadership in the fields of government, innovation, health, and industry in the UK through a variety of standard and heterodox methods, ranging from seminars, role-playing scenarios, shadowing, and site visits. Some of the themes included in the twelve-week programme are:
The course will be team-taught and in addition to the academics from King’s College London and beyond, the faculty will comprise of leading professionals and practitioners from diverse sectors and policy leaders. The course includes numerous site visits, including a trip to Geneva where Fellows will interact with representatives of international agencies such as the United Nations and World Trade Organization.
Each Fellowship covers the following:
How to apply
Applications for the Chevening Gurukul Scholarships for Leadership and Excellence Programme for 2014 are now closed. Information on the application process for the 2015 programme will be available shortly.