The British Embassy Beirut announces the opening of applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK between 3 August and 2 November 2021, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply
Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals from all backgrounds who can demonstrate that they have the commitment and skills required to create positive change, and can show how a UK master’s degree will help them do that. The scholarship offers full financial support for scholars to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also gaining access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.
Lebanese and (Palestinians residing in Lebanon) are eligible to apply under the Lebanon scheme, including the ‘Rebecca Dykes Chevening Scholarship’ that is granted every year – under the same Chevening criteria – to a female Lebanese or Palestinian residing in Lebanon to pursue her Masters Degree in the UK in subject areas related to Gender Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Development and Human Rights and Refugee and Migration Studies and other similar fields.
This year we are proud to announce our first local partnership with Siren Associates. The Chevening Siren Associates Scholarship will offer one scholarship to a Lebanese or (Palestinian national who would be normally resident in Lebanon) and be located there at the time of making an application. The scholarship will support this student to undertake a master’s degree in Governance, International Development, Human Rights, Public Financial Management / Administration at one of the UK’s top 20 universities.