ISLAMABAD: The UK, since launching its premier Chevening Scholarship Programme in 1983 has sponsored 1,525 Pakistanis of which multiple-fourth have been feminine students who studied in grasp diploma programmes.
Underneath this Programme, the UK authorities provides students an opportunity to review for a totally-funded one yr grasp’s diploma in any UK college.
From Pakistan, out of 1,525 Chevening fellows, 392 females have been sponsored for the stated programme that’s 26 % of the whole quantity.
The deadline for making use of for Chevening scholarship for yr 2018 is November 7 (at present). The BHC has inspired students from throughout Pakistan to use for the Chevening Scholarship Programme.
Chevening Scholarships are prestigious scholarships awarded to people with demonstrable management potential who even have robust educational background. The scholarship presents full monetary help for future leaders to review for any eligible grasp’s diploma within the UK college whereas getting access to a variety of unique educational, skilled, and cultural occasions.
The info of final 9 years exhibits the variety of individuals getting the scholarship is encouraging with the passage of time. In 2009, 29 Pakistanis obtained this prestigious award out of them 5 have been females. In 2010, fourteen went on this scholarship together with three females. In 2011, as many as 33 individuals gained the award together with eight females. In 2012, twenty-two entrants, together with two ladies, have been awarded Chevening scholarship. In 2013, seventeen have been chosen together with 5 females. In 2014, there have been 18 Chevening fellows together with three females. In 2015, eighty three shcolarships have been provided of which 26 have been females. In 2016, the variety of Chevening award winners was seventy seven together with 26 females. Whereas, in 2017, numerous sixty three fellows, together with 21 ladies, went for learning within the UK.
A knowledge of final three years additionally exhibits that from 2015-2017, London Faculty of Economies (LSE), SOAS College of London are the highest two faculties the place most of Pakistani students received admissions. From 2015-2017, in accordance with the British Excessive Fee (BHC) knowledge, variety of students went to LSE was 30, SOAS, 23 and 15 every went to Queen Mary College of London and College of Sussex. Apart from, 14 students went to College of Glasgow; thirteen went to College of Manchester; 12 to King’s School London; 10 to College School London; 9 to College of Warwick; six every went to College of Cambridge and College of Oxford whereas 5 went to College of Leeds. British Excessive Commissioner Thomas Drew stated the programme gave students a chance to do extra than simply research in the perfect universities within the UK; it additionally allowed them to community extensively with students from all over the world and expertise one of the best Britain needed to supply.
“On their return from the UK, many Chevening students, together with from the authorized career, media, paperwork, enterprise and know-how, have talked about how their scholarship has accelerated their careers and given them the chance to turn out to be a pacesetter of their fields. “I might strongly encourage eligible students to submit their purposes and never miss the chance to use,” Thomas Drew stated.
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