31 Oktober 2009

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), through the British Council in Indonesia, has now opened the application window for Chevening Scholarship Awards for the 2010/11 academic year. These scholarships will provide full funding for one year Masters (S2) programmes in the UK starting in September 2010.

Over the last 20 years, the Chevening programme has provided scholarships to more than a 1000 Indonesian scholars who have studied a variety of subjects ranging from journalism to environmental studies at the UK’s leading Universities.
This year the Chevening Scholarship award scheme is seeking up to 20 outstanding Indonesian candidates for this prestigious award scheme. Candidates should have an excellent first degree (GPA>=3.0), at least 2 years full-time work experience , strong communication skills in both written and spoken English (IELTS 6.5) and be able to demonstrate leadership potential. Candidates from Eastern Indonesia are particularly encouraged to apply and we are keen to receive applications to study in the fields of: Climate Change and Forestry, Counter-Terrorism and International Security, Democracy and Governance, Religion and Islamic Studies, Economic Reform and International Trade, Human Rights, Conflict, Justice and Peace-Building.
This year all candidates must make online applications at www.chevening.com
Applications must be submitted until 31 December 2009.
Notes to editors:
1. The Chevening Scholarship programme is the UK Government’s scholarship scheme aimed at enabling future leaders, high achievers, opinion formers and decision-makers to study in the UK. The programme is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and administered by the British Council.
2. Further information on Chevening Scholars is available on our websites www.ukinindonesia.fco.gov.uk, www.britishcouncil.or.id and www.chevening.com
3. For further information on Chevening Scholars’ press release please contact British Council’s Media Relations Officer Ms. Eka Wahyuni at eka.wahyuni@britishcouncil.or.id or British Embassy’s Head of Media and Communications Section Ms. Faye Belnis at 0816 187 9167
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are a registered charity; 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland). We build engagement and trust for the UK through the exchange of knowledge and ideas between people worldwide.
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