Press release added: "Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial support for future leaders to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also gaining access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences."
Release said: "Lebanese and Palestinians residing in Lebanon are eligible to apply under the Lebanon scheme www.chevening.org/lebanon. In February 2018, Ambassador Hugo Shorter announced ‘The Rebecca Dykes Chevening Scholarship’ that will be granted each year - under the same Chevening criteria - to a female Lebanese or Palestinian residing in Lebanon to pursue her Masters Degree in the UK in subject areas related to Gender Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Development and Human Rights and Refugee and Migration Studies and other similar fields."
Release concluded: "Over the last 35 years, 50,000 outstanding professionals have had the opportunity to develop in the UK through Chevening. There are more than 1,500 scholarships on offer globally for the 2019/2020 academic year, demonstrating the UK’s ongoing commitment towards developing the leaders of tomorrow."
================= Lina Younis