Apply For The Chevening/Clore Fellowship For International Students In UK, 2016

Apply For The Chevening/Clore Fellowship For International Students In UK, 2016

The Chevening/Clore Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Clore Leadership Programme, offering mid-career professionals in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored professional development programme in the UK. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office funds up to six international fellows to join a cohort of approximately 25 fellows across the UK on the Clore Leadership Programme. The fellowship starts in September 2016 and runs throughout the academic year, with fellows travelling between their home country and the UK to undertake the fellowship.

UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers the Chevening/Clore Fellowship of up to £14,000 value for mid-career professionals. The students of Brazil, China, India, Jordan, Mexico and South Africa can apply for these scholarships.

Award Includes: A Chevening/Clore Fellowship includes a training budget of up to £14,000 to cover: -Up to two return economy flights from your home country to the UK to undertake fellowship activities -Accommodation while in the UK -Living expenses while in the UK -A period of secondment for approximately eight weeks at a cultural institution in the UK -Individually tailored fellowship learning plan which may include participation in courses conferences and other processional development activities in the UK -Course and conference fees within the UK -Training and development costs within the UK -Travel in the UK

Study Program:  Fellowship is available for mid-career professionals.

Study Major: Fellowship is provided in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored professional development programme in the UK.

Host Organization: UK Institutions

Eligibility Required?
To be eligible for a Chevening/Clore Fellowship, you must: -Intend to return to the country they were selected from at the end of the period of study. -Hold a degree that is equivalent to at least a good UK second-class honours degree or have equivalent professional training and/or experience. -Have completed at least five years’ (or higher as required by the Clore Leadership Programme) work, or equivalent experience, by the end of September in the year prior to the academic year for which the fellowship applies (e.g. by September 2014 for courses starting from September 2015). -Have not already received or be receiving financial benefit from an HMG funded fellowship or fellowship. -Meet one of the minimum requirements in accordance with the main fellowships scheme; OR where agreed, an English language assessment audit will be made based on the applicant’s written application and by observing the Chevening/Clore interview -Not hold dual nationality where one nationality is British (other than for nationals exempt from this requirement listed in the Chevening Guidance for Applicants). -Not be employees, employees’ relatives (or former employees who have left employment less than two years before) of Her Majesty’s Government including the FCO (including FCO Posts), the British Council, DFID, MOD, BIS, UKTI and UKBA, the Association of Commonwealth Universities or the Clore Leadership Programme or any of their wholly-owned subsidiaries.

Number of Awards:  The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office funds up to six international fellows to join a cohort of approximately 25 fellows across the UK on the Clore Leadership Programme.

National/International Students: The students of Brazil, China, India, Jordan, Mexico and South Africa can apply for these scholarships.

Governing Body: UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Application Procedure:

Applications for this fellowship award are currently open, and applicants will need to submit their application via the Chevening online application system. Prior to starting your application please ensure you have the following ready: Essential: Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English. Valid passport, University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate) where applicable Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and cannot be over 5MB in size. Optional: English language (if already met the requirements – Please note that the results can still be uploaded to your application once is it submitted)

Submission Deadline: 

The application deadline is 3rd November 2015.

For more details visit the official website

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