United Kingdom:- Britain on Wednesday announced a partnership with leading services in India to provide 75 totally funded scholarships for Indian trainees to research in the UK from September, in event of the 75th wedding anniversary of the country’s independence. The programs on offer consist of Chevening scholarships for a one-year Master’s programme, with the opportunity to research any type of subject at a UK university.
Additionally, the British Council in India is providing around 18 scholarships for women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)– covering over 12,000 programs across more than 150 UK universities.
Together with these, the British Council is additionally using 6 English scholarships. The UK federal government claimed it notes the greatest number of fully funded scholarships provided for the one-year Master’s programme to date.
“In India’s 75th year, this is a wonderful landmark together,” Alex Ellis, the British High Commissioner to India, told the India Global Discussion forum’s UK-India Week in London. “Thanks to the phenomenal assistance from our partners in industry, I am delighted to introduce 75 scholarships now for Indian trainees to experience the best of the United Kingdom. Nearly 30 per cent of Chevening scholars in India come from smaller cities or are first generation trainees, making this a significantly varied program,” he stated.
HSBC, Pearson India, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Sons and also Duolingo are amongst the business supporting this effort to celebrate India’s 75th year of freedom.
“We’re delighted to partner with Chevening for the ‘Chevening HSBC Scholarship’ program,” said Hitendra Dave, CEO, HSBC.
“Our objective is to encourage youngsters with potential to become leaders and decision makers in their areas by leveraging the top-quality instructional facilities supplied under this programme. As a British financial institution with a substantial lineage as well as tradition in India, our team believe we have a purposeful duty to play in developing management skill in the country,” he said.
HSBC India will fund 15 scholarships, Pearson India will fund two, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Sons and also Duolingo will fund one each as part of the 75 scholarships.
The Chevening system is the UK federal government’s global awards system used in 150 nations, targeted at establishing international leaders since 1983. India’s Chevening program is the biggest in the world with over 3,500 alumni.
The completely moneyed scholarships consist of tuition, living expenses and also travel expense for a one-year-postgraduate program. A minimum of 2 years’ job experience is needed for prospects to be qualified for the honor and details will be made available via the Chevening website.
The UK federal government claimed that education and learning is one of the essentials of the diaspora living bridge in between the UK and India, which links people with typical values as well as affinities.
According to the current authorities’ statistics, nearly 108,000 study visas were released to Indian nationals in the year ending March 2022, practically double the number compared to the previous year.
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