Chevening scholarship 2020 opens for young professionals

cheveningApplications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open until 5 November 2019.

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds and a strong vision for the future. The scholarship offers full financial support to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also giving access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.

If you have ambition, leadership potential, a strong academic background, and are looking to bring your ideas to life, we encourage you to apply for a Chevening Scholarship.

What is included?

As Chevening Scholarships are fully-funded, your award includes the following:

  • university tuition fees
  • a monthly stipend
  • travel costs to and from the UK
  • an arrival allowance
  • a homeward departure allowance
  • the cost of one visa application
  • a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK

How to apply?

Applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply

Fully sponsored Cross Culture Program 2019 in Germany

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The new scholarship “CCP Focus” is open to applicants from the MENA region, Central, South and Southeast Asia. Participants of this scholarship share a common thematic and professional focus. This is 2019: Civic education. For the first time in 2019, interested persons can apply exclusively for pre-defined job offers. The stay in Germany is 2-3 months.

Please prepare the following mandatory documents before starting the application process:

Supporting documents (copies of diplomas, evidence of experience, etc.) may be requested at a later stage in the competition.

Make sure that you have all documents ready in advance, as the application portal does not allow you to save incomplete applications and/or resume them at a later date. Please note that only complete applications including the above documents will be considered.

The deadline for the submission of applications is 28 February 2019.

Benefits:

  • Support in the preparation of the professional fellowship
  • Monthly grant of 550 Euro
  • Accommodation in Germany (single or shared apartment)
  • Coverage of health insurance during the stay in Germany
  • Assumption of travel expenses and visa fees
  • Supporting programme e.g. networking events, participation in workshops

Responsibilities of the fellows:

  • Securing leave of absence from the employer
  • Preparation for the application for a short stay visa (Schengen visa)
  • Communication and consultation with the programme team as well as the respective host organisation
  • Participation, as appropriate, in accompanying events (workshops, trainings etc.)
  • Assessment of potential risks and impacts on their work in the country of residence (due to the participation in the programme)
  • Submission of a final report

 

For details: https://www.ifa.de/en/funding/crossculture-programme-focus/?fbclid=IwAR241yZnhgg5JZFAtjWV9Uxp5kcAtYOh7fP2jHkeOjeT-R5d0TUBpPSxKmk