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Anote Tong is the former president of Kiribati and a famous ‘climate warrior’. After becoming a Chevening Scholar in 1987, Anote maps out the surprising path he took into politics and how he succeeded in focusing global attention on the human dimensions of climate change.
Dr Mina Brajovic is the Head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Office in Montenegro. She became a Chevening Scholar in 1999, studying Law at the University of Cambridge at a time when her country was recovering from conflict. Almost 25 years on, Mina reflects on how her aspirations for building a better world have changed over time, as well as the key learnings that have stayed with her from her Chevening year.
2221Chevening Scholars have taken over two thousand hours out of their intense academic schedules to volunteer for organisations in the UK in 2022/2023
160+Chevening brings together leaders from 160+ countries and territories, creating networks, friendships, and shared memories and missions that span the world.
20Chevening’s over 55,000-strong alumni network includes 20 current or former heads of state or government. Chevening Alumni excel in a variety of fields outside of politics too.
Because of our partners, the lives of some of the most inspiring future leaders have been transformed. Chevening is about education, but also about so much more. It opens up opportunities for personal and professional growth that are out of reach to most people and enables them to fulfil their potential, irrespective of their background.
Chevening Awards are highly competitive, and to be selected for an award is a mark of potential and of prestige. When Cheveners return home at the end of their studies, the new knowledge, networks, qualifications, and confidence they bring back with them should mean they are an even greater asset to any organisation.
Completing your award is not the end of your Chevening journey, it’s only the end of the beginning. As you progress along new paths with a new perspective and purpose, there are many ways to stay connected with and give back to Chevening, the UK, and the global community.