Chevening Cyber and Tech Scholarship
Cybil code: G0819
From: Sep 2020
To: Aug 2022
Tags: Financial Inclusion
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The project funded 3 scholars from The Gambia, Uganda and Zambia who completed their Masters on the Chevening programme from Sept 2020 – August 2021. A further 3 scholars from the Solomon Islands, Pakistan and Kenya will start their Masters in Sept 2021 – August 2022.
The aims of the Chevening Scholarships Programme are:
- To attract and select from around the world those scholars who demonstrate the greatest potential to become leaders, decision-makers and opinion-formers in their own countries.
- To ensure scholars’ experiences in the UK leave them supportive of the UK.
- To position Chevening as the most prestigious programme of its type in the world.
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and the Cyber Policy Department will collaborate in a scheme to provide Chevening partnership scholarships, known as the Chevening Cyber and Tech Scholarships, for overseas students wishing to study for a one-year taught Master’s degree in National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) certified courses at any accredited university in the UK.
To build relations with promising individuals who are likely to be influential in cyber and tech in the future.
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