Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: UK Govt to Sponsor Nigerian Students

The global UK government 2012 scholarships programme is now open to support exceptional Nigeria students in various academic levels.

Operating in several countries world wide, the Chevening scholarships, which are funded by the UK Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisation, is aimed at awarding scholarships only to exceptional individuals with leadership potentials, giving them the opportunity to run a typical one year Master's degree in any subject and at any UK university.

According to the British High Commissioner (Acting), Giles Lever, "The scholarships aim to support UK foreign policy priorities by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers and decision makers around the world.

The Chevening programme provides a unique opportunity for leaders of the future in Nigeria to build a global network of continuing professional significance.

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