British Deputy High Commission marks 40 years of Chevening, unveils 2024-25 application cycle
Chandigarh, September 20: The British Deputy High Commission in Chandigarh celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Chevening Awards programme at an event held at the Chandigarh Golf Range on Tuesday. The occasion also marked the official launch of the Chevening application process for the 2024-25 academic year.
Chevening, the UK Government's prestigious international award scheme, has benefitted over 3,700 scholars and fellows in India since 1983, with India receiving the highest number of awards globally. Successful Chevening Scholarship applicants receive full financial support for a one-year master's program at any UK university.
Supriya Chawla, Acting Deputy High Commissioner and Head of Chevening Scholarships in India, expressed optimism about the upcoming application cycle, stating, "We are thrilled to commemorate 40 years of the Chevening Awards in India. The program has empowered individuals to make a significant impact on their communities, nations, and the world. We anticipate a strong response from the Chandigarh region, renowned for its talented individuals."
The event welcomed a diverse group of Chevening alumni hailing from Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and New Delhi. These alumni shared their inspiring journeys, highlighting how Chevening had positively transformed their lives and careers. Their stories underscored the lasting impact of the program on individuals and their contributions to society.
- PTC NEWS