September 27, 2017

Sreekanth B

The Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Standard Chartered Bank, South Asia has introduced the Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship 2018 for mid-career Indians in the finance sector. It is a fully funded eight-week residential fellowship hosted by King’s College London.The fellowship will offer fellows a high-quality professional development opportunity which will provide specialist skills to encourage innovation and help improve industry capability in India.

The Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship 2018 - Eligibility
In order to apply for this fellowship, an applicant must -
  •     Be a citizen of India and currently live in the country and must not hold British nationality.
  •     Have at least seven years of relevant work experience prior to applying.
  •     Have an excellent academic background in the field of finance or considerable experience of working in such fields.
  •     Have a good working knowledge of English (to be assessed by a qualified English language assessor).
  •      A postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
  •      Agree to adhere to all relevant guidelines and expectations for the program.
Note- Ideal applicant may be from the following backgrounds-

  •     Senior officials in the Ministry of Finance and associated entities.
  •     Senior officials in financial regulators, including the RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA.
  •      Academics who are influential or would be potentially influential in policymaking.
  •     Professionals in think tanks contributing to policymaking.
  •     Entrepreneurs, particularly in areas such as financial technology and asset management.

Program fee, living expenses, airfare

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Last Date: Sep 27, 2017

How to Apply

In order to apply, follow the given steps -

Step 1 - Click Website to register.
Step 2 - Once registered, click here to login.
Step 3 - Once logged in, click on Start application.
Step 4 - Fill in all the necessary details and submit.

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Documents required -

In order to submit the Chevening Scholarship application, it is essential that the candidates have following documents ready -
  •     Valid passport/national ID card
  •     University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate)
  •     Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English
Optional Documents -
  •     English language test results
  •     One can submit an initial application without the optional document and upload them to the application at a later date.
  •     Only documents in PDF format can be uploaded to the online application system, and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.
Award details -
Each fellowship includes -
  •     Full program fees.
  •     Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship.
  •     Return economy flight from your country of residence to the UK.
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