Chevening scholarships are prestigious awards and highly sought after by people from all over the world who want to make a difference. There are over 17,000 applications for about 1000 awards in 2009/10. A typical successful applicant is:

A graduate with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. These include:

– influencing and communications skills, leadership track record, networking ability, ambition, plans for the future

– intelligence, academic potential, drive, self management, strength of character, integrity, interests outside work

* Motivated to make a career that will take them to positions of leadership in their own country within 10 years of their scholarship

* Committed to networking to find global solutions

* Able to use their studies and experience in the UK to benefit themselves, their countries and the UK

Applicants must:

* Have good English Language skills and an IELTS score of 6.5 (or its equivalent) for admission to postgraduate courses

* Meet the academic requirements for their courses of study

Rowena Rompas

British Council

Indonesia Stock Exchange Tower II,

16th Floor

Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52-53

Jakarta 12190


Phone number: +62 21 515 5561

Fax number : +62 21 515 5562

E-mail address:

Application Deadline 2010/11

Open – 01/10/2009

Closed – 31/12/2009

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