British Chevening Scholarship Scheme open for applications from St. Kitts and Nevis

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 06, 2015) — The following is Notice from the Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration.

The British High Commission announces that the UK’s Chevening Scholarship scheme is open from August 03, 2015 for students wishing to study in the UK in the academic year 2016-2017.

Applications will be 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 Scholarships scheme is the global scholarship programme of the British government. The Scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals with leadership potential and they enable recipients to study one-year Masters courses in a range of subjects at UK universities.

The Scholarships are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and aim to support UK foreign policy priorities by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers and decision makers.

The Chevening programme has for more than 30 years provided more than 44,000 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 or region.

Nationals of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean should go to to register interest or apply. The opening date is August 03 and closing date is November 04, after which no further applications will be accepted.

Nationals of the following countries are eligible to apply: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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