British Embassy Launches Scholarships for Yemeni Potential Leaders
Sana'a- Feb 24, 2011- The British Embassy and the British Council have opened the doors for Yemeni women and men to apply for Chevening Scholarships to study one year Masters in one of the internationally leading universities in the United Kingdom in the academic year 2011/2012.
“This year the British Embassy and the British Council will be focusing on candidates planning to undertake study related to economic and social development; e.g. programme and budget management,” the British Embassy in Sana'a said in a press release sent to News Yemen on Thursday.
Chevening programme has been making a significant impact on the personal and professional development of Yemeni scholars since it began in 1983 and there are over 130 Yemeni Alumni so far, according to the press release.
“Chevening scholarships are prestigious awards which create positive change in the lives of individuals and societies,” the press release said.
The programme, funded by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, aims to support capable individuals to pursue a career that will take them to a position of leadership within their own country, the Embassy said. The press release said the deadline for applicants is March 15, 2011.
Source: News Yemen