UK: Year 2009 – British Chevening Scholarships for Pakistani students

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Deadline: 15 Sep 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.

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.


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



Value of Scholarship

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


Subject Areas

Scholarship is available for the following subjects:

Economics, Gender Studies, Human Rights,
International Relations, Law, Management, Media Studies, Public
Administration, Social Development, International Security, Inter-Faith
Studies, International Conflict, Governance and Democracy, Citizenship,
Economic Governance and Reform, Public Sector Reform, Migration.


The scholarships are for one year taught postgraduate 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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