The UK’S Foreign and Commonwealth
Office is inviting Caymanians interested in postgraduate study in Britain to
apply for a Chevening Scholarship Award by Friday, 19 March.
The scheme offers funding to
outstanding graduates for study at any of the British universities that
subscribe to the Chevening programme. Scholarships are usually for one-year masters’
programmes, but courses of a minimum three months’ duration may also be considered.
According to a release from the
Governor’s Office, the programme is aimed at future leaders and decision-makers.
Successful applicants must therefore possess outstanding potential. A limited
number of scholarships are offered annually and there is strong competition for
Over the past 14 years, 25
Caymanians have received Chevening scholarships for postgraduate study in
Britain. Previous scholars have returned to the Cayman Islands to work 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 Chevening.com. Applications for the scheme must
be submitted online and the relevant forms and guidance can be found at chevening.fco.gov.uk/CheveningApplications/CA-Start.aspx.
Further information is similarly available on the Governor’s Office website, ukincayman.fco.gov.uk.
Completed applications must be
submitted by the Friday, 19 March deadline. Contact Melenie Mylrea at the
Governor’s Office (+1 345 244 2431 or [email protected])
if you have any questions.
For the official Cayman Islands
Government web portal, gov.ky: Web title: Chevening Scholarship Deadline
Web blurb: Caymanians interested in
postgraduate study have until Friday, 19 March, to apply.