Applications for 2015/16 Chevening Scholarships now open

Applications for Chevening Scholarships, the prestigious global scholarship programme of the UK government, are now open. The Scholarships, which are funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, operate in over 100 countries worldwide, and this year will support about 600 students. The Scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals with leadership potential, who wish to study for a one-year Master’s degree at any British university, starting in September 2015. The Scholarships aim to support UK foreign policy priorities by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers and decision makers around the world. Chevening alumni have an excellent record of rising to positions of leadership across a wide range of fields: including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia. The successful candidates from Morocco will be personally selected by the British Embassy in Rabat. The Embassy is looking for applicants who wish to study in one of the following areas: – Economic development (including sustainable development and environmental issues) – Good governance and transparency – Security and justice – Human rights – Media and communications – International relations For more information on how to apply, candidates should visit The closing date for applications from Morocco will be 15 November 2014.

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