Argentines who want to obtain university experience abroad have the possibility to apply for a postgraduate degree in the UK. Registration for the Chevening Scholarships will open from Tuesday to November 2, 2021.
Chevening Scholarships are awarded to applicants of all backgrounds “who are able to demonstrate that they have the commitment and skills required to make a positive difference and demonstrate how a UK Masters degree will help them achieve this”.
The scholarships provide comprehensive financial support to scholarship recipients to pursue one of the licensed master’s degrees at any UK universityAt the same time, access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional and cultural experiences.
Applications must be submitted through the website www.chevening.org/apply. Those interested who would like to learn more about the scholarships or ask questions to the Chevening Program Coordinator in Argentina, will be able to participate in a live session on Thursday at 5:00 pm via UKinArgentina channels at link FacebookAnd Twitter NS Youtube.
Naomi Rayner, Head of Fellowships at the Foreign Office, Commonwealth and Development (FCDO) said: In this age when the world continues to grapple with huge global problems like Covid-19 and climate change, cooperation is more important than ever.. Chevening Scholarships seeks to build an international community of people who are committed to working together to create positive change. We do this by bringing together exceptional people from all over the world and supporting them, through education, to achieve their goals.”
Since the inception of the program in 1983, more than 50,000 professionals from around the world have had the opportunity to improve themselves in the UK through the scholarship. For the academic year 2022/2023, there are over 1500 scholarships available globally.
Chevening Program Director Duncan Parker noted, “The Chevening experience is so much more than an undergraduate degree. In addition to offering fellows an academically challenging and rewarding university experience, we immerse them in UK culture and connect them with amazing people from all over the world.
Along the same lines, he added: “We organize an exclusive program of events and activities for them so that they can delve into the legacy and history of the UK, Discuss international politics and interact with thought leaders at a variety of academic, cultural and social events. In previous years, colleagues have visited the British Prime Minister’s residence, 10 Downing Street, climbed Mount Snowdon in Wales, exhibited artwork in galleries in London, conducted training with the BBC and visited the local team’s dressing room at Anfield. “
Regarding the fellow’s profile, the Chargé d’Affairs of the United Kingdom Embassy in Argentina, Elizabeth Green stated: “There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ scholarship recipient profile. We do not care about the age, race, gender, religion or cultural background of those applying.. We want them to have energy, curiosity, compassionate empathy for others, clear goals for their future, and the ability to achieve their goals.
New applicants are invited after the previous selection of the pool of applicants from Argentina, who have been awarded a scholarship to study this year at a British university. The scholarship winners shared their stories under the hashtag #ChosenForChevening on Twitter and Instagram.