BRITISH CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BARBADOS AND EASTERN CARIBBEAN
The British High Commission announces that British Chevening scholarships will be awarded for the academic year 2011-2012. Applications are now being accepted online from nationals of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean who wish to pursue fully funded postgraduate studies at an academic institution in the UK.
The Chevening programme has, over 26 years, provided more than 30,000 Scholarships at Higher Education Institutions in the UK for postgraduate students or researchers from countries across the world. Chevening scholarships are prestigious and sought after awards aimed at extremely capable individuals who have already made an impact and are motivated to pursue a career that will take them to a position of leadership within their own country.
Nationals of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean should go to the website: www.ukinbarbados.fco.gov.uk where there is a link to the eChevening site. The time period for applications is tight, closing on 15 April. Interviews will take place in May and scholarships awarded in June-July.
Nationals of the following countries are eligible to apply:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Commonwealth of Dominica
- St Kitts and Nevis
- St Lucia
- St Vincent and the Grenadines