That is the best variety of absolutely funded scholarships given for the one-year grasp’s programme up to now.
HSBC, Pearson India, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Sons and Duolingo are supporting this particular initiative to rejoice India’s seventy fifth 12 months of independence. The programmes on supply embrace Chevening scholarships for a one-year grasp’s programme, with the chance to check any topic at any recognised UK college. Additional to this, the British Council in India is providing at the very least 18 scholarships for girls in science, expertise, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) – protecting over 12,000 programs throughout greater than 150 UK universities. Together with these, the British Council can be providing six English scholarships.
The announcement comes as British and Indian leaders from worldwide enterprise and authorities collect in London for the India International Discussion board.
Talking on the India International Discussion board, Alex Ellis, British Excessive Commissioner to India, mentioned:
In India’s seventy fifth 12 months, it is a nice milestone collectively. Due to the distinctive assist from our companions in business, I’m delighted to announce 75 scholarships for Indian college students to expertise the very best of the UK. Practically 30% of Chevening students in India come from smaller cities or are first era college students, making this an more and more various programme
Hitendra Dave, CEO, HSBC, mentioned:
We’re delighted to companion with Chevening for the ‘Chevening HSBC Scholarship’ programme. Our goal is to encourage younger individuals with potential to develop into leaders and choice makers of their fields by leveraging the world class academic services provided beneath this programme. As a British financial institution with a major lineage and legacy in India, we consider we’ve got a significant position to play in growing management expertise within the nation.
Throughout his latest go to to India, Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed the ‘India/UK Collectively’ programme, selling the wealthy cultural ties between each nations. Schooling is likely one of the mainstays of the residing bridge between the UK and India that connects our individuals via widespread values and affinities. Practically 108,000 research visas had been issued to Indian nationals within the 12 months ending March 2022, virtually double the quantity in comparison with the earlier 12 months.
HSBC India will sponsor 15 scholarships, Pearson India will sponsor two, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Sons and Duolingo will sponsor one every as a part of the 75 scholarships.
Chevening is the UK Authorities’s worldwide awards scheme provided in 150 nations, aimed toward growing world leaders since 1983. India’s Chevening programme is the biggest on the planet with over 3500 alumni.
The absolutely funded scholarship contains tuition, residing bills and journey price for a one-year-postgraduate programme. A minimal of two years’ work expertise is required for candidates to be eligible for the award.
Additional particulars, together with on tips on how to apply, could be discovered on the Chevening web site.
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