The Federal Government through the National Universities Commission -NUC has called on qualified Nigerians to apply for the Chevening scholarships, an initiative of the government of the United Kingdom.
The call comes amid the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. This was contained in a letter signed by the Deputy Executive Secretary, Administration of the NUC, Chris Maiyaki, and addressed to all vice-chancellors.
According to the statement, the British High Commission announced the call for applications for the Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK, which opened on 2nd August 2022 and closes on 1 November 2022, stating that Interested individuals are expected to submit their applications via www.chevening.org/apply.
According to reports, the Chevening Scholarships are fully funded scholarships to individuals from any background, who demonstrate the requisite skills and commitment necessary to bring about positive change.