That is the best variety of absolutely funded scholarships given for the one-year grasp’s programme to this point.

HSBC, Pearson India, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Sons and Duolingo are supporting this particular initiative to rejoice India’s seventy fifth yr of independence. The programmes on supply embrace Chevening scholarships for a one-year grasp’s programme, with the chance to check any topic at any recognised UK college. Additional to this, the British Council in India is providing no less than 18 scholarships for girls in science, know-how, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) – overlaying over 12,000 programs throughout greater than 150 UK universities. Together with these, the British Council can be providing six English scholarships.

The announcement comes as British and Indian leaders from worldwide enterprise and authorities collect in London for the India World Discussion board.

Talking on the India World Discussion board, Alex Ellis, British Excessive Commissioner to India, stated:

In India’s seventy fifth yr, this can be a nice milestone collectively. Because of the distinctive help from our companions in business, I’m delighted to announce 75 scholarships for Indian college students to expertise one of the best of the UK. Almost 30% of Chevening students in India come from smaller cities or are first era college students, making this an more and more numerous programme

Hitendra Dave, CEO, HSBC, stated:

We’re delighted to associate with Chevening for the ‘Chevening HSBC Scholarship’ programme. Our goal is to encourage younger individuals with potential to grow to be leaders and determination makers of their fields by leveraging the world class instructional services supplied below this programme. As a British financial institution with a big lineage and legacy in India, we consider we’ve got a significant function to play in growing management expertise within the nation.

Throughout his current go to to India, Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed the ‘India/UK Collectively’ programme, selling the wealthy cultural ties between each nations. Schooling is without doubt one of the mainstays of the residing bridge between the UK and India that connects our individuals via widespread values and affinities. Almost 108,000 examine visas had been issued to Indian nationals within the yr ending March 2022, nearly double the quantity in comparison with the earlier yr.

Additional data

HSBC India will sponsor 15 scholarships, Pearson India will sponsor two, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Sons and Duolingo will sponsor one every as a part of the 75 scholarships.

Chevening is the UK Authorities’s worldwide awards scheme supplied in 150 nations, aimed toward growing world leaders since 1983. India’s Chevening programme is the most important on this planet with over 3500 alumni.

The absolutely funded scholarship contains tuition, residing bills and journey price for a one-year-postgraduate programme. A minimal of two years’ work expertise is required for candidates to be eligible for the award.

Additional particulars, together with on apply, will be discovered on the Chevening web site.

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