BRITISH High Commissioner, Dominic Meiklejohn hosted a lunch last Friday to welcome back Janice Mose, Solomon Islands successful Chevening scholar for 2013/14 on her return to Honiara.
Janice recently returned from UK after one year of studying for her Masters degree in International Development at Bristol University in the south west of England.
She now holds the role of Assistant Secretary (Supervising for the United Nations and America branch).
Prior to her studies in UK she was the European Desk officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The British High Commission encourages Solomon Islands candidates who wish to study for a Master’s degree, at one of the UK’s leading universities to apply.
The Scholarships, which are funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, operate in 118 countries worldwide, and this year will support over 600 established or emerging leaders.
Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree.
The Scholarships aim to support UK foreign policy priorities by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers and decision-makers around the world.
A spokesperson for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office said:
‘The Chevening programme provides a unique opportunity for leaders of the future to build a global network of continuing professional significance.
“It enables talented individuals to establish social, cultural, academic or commercial partnerships with the UK.
“With 2013 marking the 30th anniversary of the programme, we hope that this year’s Chevening Scholarships will continue to attract the very brightest and best.’
Applications for Chevening Scholarships must be submitted online at www.chevening.org.
Applicants should read the online guidance and be able to demonstrate how they meet the Chevening selection criteria before submitting an application.
The closing date for application Chevening scholarship is on 15 November 2014.