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01.APR.11

The British High Commission is reminding all potential post-graduate students that British Chevening scholarships will be awarded for the academic year 2011-2012.{{more}} Applications are being accepted online until April 15 from nationals of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean who wish to pursue fully funded postgraduate studies at an academic institution in the UK.

The Chevening programme has, over 26 years, provided more than 30,000 Scholarships at Higher Education Institutions in the UK for postgraduate students or researchers from countries across the world. Chevening scholarships are prestigious and sought after awards aimed at extremely capable individuals who have already made an impact and are motivated to pursue a career that will take them to a position of leadership within their own country.

Nationals of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean should go to the website: www.ukinbarbados.fco.gov.uk where there is a link to the eChevening site. After the closing date, interviews will take place in May and scholarships awarded in June-July.

Nationals of the following countries are eligible to apply: St Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis, and St Lucia.

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