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Since 1983, Chevening has brought over 50,000 exceptional professionals from around the world to study in the UK through scholarships and fellowships funded by the UK government. This unique opportunity has helped to elevate careers, transform communities, shift and deepen perspectives, and build intercontinental bridges.

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A night at the Laboratory

A night at the Laboratory

In an evening titled 'The Laboratory', Chevening Alumni were encouraged to pitch their innovative ideas for creating impact in 2020. One idea, was voted by the audience as the one they'd most like to see implemented. Read more to learn what it was.

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Chevening Fellowships are available!

Applications for Chevening Scholarships are now closed. Some Chevening Fellowships are still open. Find out which awards are still open and available to you...

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Applications for Chevening Scholarships are now closed until August 2020. Some Chevening Fellowships are now open. Find out which awards are available to you, and apply!

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The Chief Mermaid saving our oceans

The uplifting story of how an appalling environmental crime turned an aspiring actress into an inspiring activist.

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The woman using tech to keep women safe in public

Exclusive podcast with Elsa Marie D'Silva, who created an app that enables women to identify and avoid sexual violence hotspots in their cities.

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Meet our Cheveners

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Government and public service

Chevening Alumni are chosen for their leadership potential so it is no surprise that many of them have gone on to rise to senior positions in government and public service. (Pictured: Bogolo Kenewendo, Minister of Investment, Trade & Industry, Government of Botswana)

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Science and technology

Cheveners are at the forefront of scientific research and technological development around the world, tackling issues ranging from climate change and sustainable living, to cutting edge-financial technology. (Pictured: Rajamanohar Somasundaram, CEO at Aquaconnect)

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Partners

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.

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Employers

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.

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Alumni

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.

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