For 40 years, Chevening has supported future leaders from around the world.

Explore Chevening’s 40 years of impact, from a fledgling scheme that supported just 100 scholars to the prestigious scholarship and fellowship programme that exists today.

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Introducing the climate warrior: Anote Tong's journey

In September 2004, President Anote Tong of Kiribati made history at the United Nations General Assembly by highlighting the urgent need for action on climate change, sparking a global movement for climate justice and earning him the title of 'climate warrior.'

Leaving conflict and finding community with Chevening in the 1990s

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.

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Chevening Awards are highly competitive. To be selected is a mark of potential and prestige. When Cheveners return home at the end of their studies, the new knowledge, networks, qualifications, and confidence they bring back with them makes them a huge asset to any organisation.



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