Ambassador Helen Fazey presents one of the scholarship recipients with the certificate.

Applications Accepted for UK Government’s Chevening Scholarships


YEREVAN (Armenpress) — On September 11, UK’s chargé d’affaires to Armenia, Ambassador Helen Fazey hosted a farewell reception for departing Chevening Scholars who have been selected for to receive scholarships to study for master’s degrees at UK universities in 2020-2021, the UK Embassy announced.

Fazey presented certificates to the three scholars and wished them the best of luck.

“Chevening Scholarships are the UK Government’s global scholarship program, funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and partner organizations. The scholarships support study at UK universities — mostly one-year master’s degrees — for individuals with demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision-makers, and opinion formers. The scholarships also provide opportunities to gain access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional and cultural experiences.

Over the last 36 years, over 50,000 individuals worldwide have had the opportunity to study in the UK through Chevening.

As of today, there are around 170 Chevening alumni in Armenia, among them senior government officials and staff, members of parliament, influential civil society representatives and opinion makers, entrepreneurs, media professionals, staff of international agencies, and businesses.

Visit or the British Embassy pages on Facebook (@BritishEmbassyYerevan) and Twitter for detailed information on the eligibility criteria and scholarship specifications,” the embassy said in a statement.

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