15/09/2020

Call in the UK – Chevening awards (incoming, open to LAC)

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Tags: UK | Master's | Scholarships | Chevening | Incoming | LAC | Brazil


A Chevening award offers full financial support whilst also giving access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.

Chevening awards are funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations.

Chevening scholarships (master’s, incoming)

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with strong academic backgrounds and demonstrable leadership potential to pursue a one-year Master's degree programme in any subject at any UK university.

Applicants from LAC can choose any course of study at any UK higher education institution, when selecting your field of study please refer to the UK priorities in your country.

Chevening fellowships (incoming)

Chevening Fellowships are offered to mid-career professionals who have reached a position of influence and want to increase their knowledge, networks, and potential through tailored short courses, research, or professional placements at UK institutions.

To date, the following calls are open to LAC individuals:

  1. Chevening British Library Fellowship to undertake a period of professional project-based activity at the British Library. Two placements are on offer on the following themes:

Theme 1 - Latin American Indigenous* Languages in Early Printed Books

Fellowships on Theme 1 are available in the following countries:

  • Colombia,
  • Ecuador,
  • Peru, 
  • Mexico

Candidates must live in the country.

and Theme 2: Cataloguing Harari Sound Recordings (not open to LAC researchers).

  1. Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship

Open to professionals in the arts and culture sector (including the visual and performing arts, film and digital media, museums, libraries, archives and heritage, cultural policy and practice), to undertake an individually tailored leadership programme in the UK.

Open to individuals from Brazil and Mexico, among other countries worldwide.

Deadlines: 3 November 2020