Chevening Scholarship Bhutan 2016/ 2017

2016/ 2017 Chevening Scholarship Bhutan • Chevening Scholarships are the UK Government’s global scholarship program, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. Bhutanese students are welcome to apply for Chevening Award for 2016/ 2017. Usually, a one-year taught Master’s degree is the only course supported by a Chevening Scholarship, although some countries offer selected short courses of professional development.

Bhutanese students who want to be a future leader and study in the UK are encourage to apply for this international scholarships. It will enhance leadership skills and broader their network. Applications for 2015/2016 Chevening Scholarship Bhutan are now closed. BUT, application for 2016/ 2017 Chevening Awards/ Scholarships will be open in August 2015.

More scholarships for Bhutanese, see Scholarships for Buthanese in Thailand  2015/ 2016.

Study in: UK
Host Institution: Chevening – UK Government Scholarships
Course Level: Masters Degree
Course Starts: autumn
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Chevening Scholarship Bhutan, 2016/ 2017

CLOSING DATE: – Applications OPEN in August 2015.

Field of Study(s):

Applicants can study any subject at any UK university, but they should check the country page (Bhutan page) for priority areas.

Target Group:

This scholarship is offered to international students. Bhutanese are one among the others.

Eligibility:

  • Be a citizen of Bhutan and intend to return there for a minimum of two years after her/his Chevening Award has finished.
  • Not hold British citizenship or dual British citizenship, unless he/she is a citizen of a British Overseas Territory or hold BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong.
  • Have two years (at least ) work experience before applying. This can include voluntary work and paid or unpaid internships.
  • Hold a degree that is equivalent to or higher than an upper-second class (2:1) honours degree in the UK before applying.
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 15 July 2015.
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses (unless otherwise specified in the award category) and receive at least one unconditional offer for one of the three courses by 15 July 2015.
  • Have at least two academic/professional referees.
  • Not have previously studied in the UK under a UK government-funded scholarship.
  • Not be an employee, relative of employee, or former employee (since July 2012) of Her Majesty’s Government (including British Embassies/High Commissions, the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK Trade and Investment, the Ministry of Defence and the Home Office), the British Council, a partner, a sponsoring UK university, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
  • Make sure to read the information on Bhutan page and the Chevening Programme terms and conditions.

What does it cover:

Chevening Scholarship Bhutan cover:

  • Tuition fees (There is a global Chevening fee cap of £13,000 for MBA and Master’s in Finance courses)
  • a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual)
  • an economy class return airfare to the UK
  • additional grants to cover essential expenditure
  • Some scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK, for example, tuition fees only or allowances only.

How to apply:

Applications are usually open between August and November each year and are submitted online exclusively through the Chevening website. They are password protected and accessible throughout the application period.

Applicants must also apply for university courses starting the following September/October 2016. We recommend that you do this before or at the same time as applying for a Chevening Scholarship. Please read more here or at the link below.

Source & further information on Chevening Scholarship Bhutan 2016/ 2017:

Official Announcement

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