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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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Farewell, from me to you

Farewell, from me to you

As another year passes, we bid farewell to another class of Chevening Scholars but each Chevener is unique which means, each Farewell is unique because the key element is you, our Chevening Scholars.

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Nine of my favourite memories that I’ll miss the most

Nine of my favourite memories that I’ll miss the most

This time last year, 1800 scholars from around the globe were in various stages of moving to the UK. Fast forward 11 months and those same scholars are in various stages of moving back to their home countries. We asked our class of 2018 scholars, for their final scholar blog, to tell us their favourite memories from the last one year and what they will miss most.

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Applications open now!

Applications for Chevening Scholarships and some Chevening Fellowships are now open. Find out which awards are available to you, and apply.

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Applications for Chevening Scholarships and 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 man on a mission... to Mars

50 years after man first landed on the moon, one remarkable Chevener has made it his life's work to take man to Mars.

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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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Chevening's impact on society

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Partnerships - Scholars at Farewell

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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