THE British Council Pakistan gave away award letters for postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom (UK) under the British Chevening Scholarship Programme to five successful candidates in a ceremony at the British Council here on Monday
David Martin, Country Director, British Council Pakistan, presented the scholarship award letters to Marryam Khan, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Fatima Inayat, Goldsmith College, University of London, Beenish Mahmood, Goldsmith College, University of London, Abbas Ali Babar, University of Nottingham, Shagufta Zareen, Queen Mary University of London.
The British Chevening Scholarship programme is funded by United Kingdom Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Office and managed by the British High Commission and the British Council in Pakistan.
Chevening scholarships are awarded to some of the finest young people in the Pakistan every year. Successful candidates qualify for one year’s postgraduate studies in a wide variety of subjects including; management, media studies, international relations, law, gender studies, social development, public administration, human rights, international security, inter-faith studies, international conflict, governance and democracy, citizenship, economic governance and reform, public sector reform, migration, economics and sports management. Fifteen scholarships for 2010-11 have been announced this year. The last date for submitting applications by Pakistan nationals is September 21, 2009.