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Chevening Scholarships 2012

Caymanians interested in postgraduate study in Britain have until Monday 23rd January 2012 to apply for a prestigious Chevening Scholarship Award.

The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office programme offers funding to outstanding graduates for study at any of the many British universities that subscribe to the Chevening programme. Awards are normally for one-year masters' programmes, but may also be considered for other courses of a minimum three months' duration.

As the programme is intended for future leaders and decision-makers, successful applicants must demonstrate this level of potential. There is strong competition for the limited number of scholarships that are offered each year.

Over the past fifteen years, some 25 Caymanians have received Chevening scholarships for postgraduate study in Britain. Previous scholars have returned to the Cayman Islands to take up employment in a number of Government Departments and elsewhere. The Chevening programme is administered locally by the Governor's Office and the Education Council.

Further information on the Chevening scholarship programme can be found at www.Chevening.com and on the Governor's Office website www.ukincayman.fco.gov.uk.

Completed applications must be submitted online using the eChevening website by the Monday, 23rd January 2012 deadline. Please contact Tom Hines (+1 345 244 2434 or Tom Hines or Gill Skinner (+1 345 244 2431 or Gillian Skinner at the Governor's Office if you have any questions.