Applications for the UK Government’s Chevening Scholarships will close on 3 November 2020

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Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK will close on 3 November 2020, with applications to be submitted

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals who can demonstrate that they have the commitment and skills required to create positive change, and can show how a UK master’s degree will help them do that. The scholarship offers full financial support for future leaders to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also gaining access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.

Since the programme was created in 1983, over 50,000 professionals have had the opportunity to develop in the UK through Chevening. There are more than 1,500 scholarships on offer globally for the 2021/2022 academic year, demonstrating the UK’s ongoing commitment towards developing the leaders of tomorrow.

In the case of Venezuela, since 1983 a total of 437 Chevening scholarships have been awarded to young professionals. For the 2019-2020 academic period, a group of 10 Venezuelans was selected to to study master’s degrees at British universities, in areas as diverse as infectious diseases, international law, energy, multimedia journalism and public management.

For the 2021-2022 period, the priority areas for the British Embassy in Caracas include human rights (freedom of expression, gender equality and democratic capacity building), humanitarian issues, sustainable development and climate change.

The British Ambassador to Venezuela, Andrew Soper, said:

Chevening scholarships are a perfect opportunity for young professionals that want to have a positive impact in their communities, have a clear vision for their future and the capacity to achieve the objectives that they set for themselves in their diverse spheres of action.

If this describes you, it is very likely that you will fit in our community of over 50,000 alumni around the world, of which over 400 are Venezuelans. Chevening is one the cooperation mechanisms of the British Government to promote the development and prosperity of Venezuela, helping to educate the next generations of professionals leaders in their fields of expertise. The Chevening programme covers all the expenses for the scholars to study a 1-year master’s degree in any university of the UK, in any area of knowledge, providing a unique opportunity to obtain a world-class education in the multicultural environment of the UK.

For more information about eligibility, deadlines and other conditions of the scholarship, visit There is also information in the social media platforms of the British Embassy in Caracas (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).

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