Thursday, August 28, 2008

British Chevening Scholarships, Pakistan

British Chevening Scholarships for Pakistani students - 2009

Applications are invited from the Pakistani nationals for the British Chevening Scholarships for year 2009. These scholarships are available for one year taught postgraduate degree in the UK and are administered by the British Council Pakistan.

Deadline: 15 September 2008

The British Government’s British Chevening Scholarship, are the most prestigious awards available to international students for study in the United Kingdom. They enable future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers from around the world to become familiar with the UK, to gain new skills, or update current professional skills. The ultimate objective is to benefit their countries upon their return.

Scholarships are awarded to Pakistani nationals of high intellectual ability who will play a formative role in Pakistan’s development.

  • Must have a Masters’ degree or a four-year Bachelors degree from any recognised university in Pakistan or the equivalent form an overseas institution
  • Should normally be between 25 and 35 years of age
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of work experience
  • Must be Pakistani citizens. Dual nationals are not eligible
  • Must not have received in the past three years any British government funded academic award

Subject Areas

Scholarship is available for the following subjects:


Gender Studies

Human Rights

International Relations


Media Studies

Public Administration

Social Development

International Security

Inter-Faith Studies

International Conflict

Governance and Democracy


Economic Governance and Reform

Public Sector Reform



The scholarships are for one year taught postgraduate study in the UK.

Value of Scholarship

The scholarship covers the full cost of study in the UK.

Application Procedure

Completed application form should be received by the British Council before the deadline.

See guidance notes for the completion of the application form.Application form and Guidance notes can be downloaded below.

Last date for submission of applications is Monday, 15th September, 2008.

Download Application form (pdf, 90kb)

Download Guidance notes (pdf, 400kb)

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