The deadline for Gambian applications for UK Chevening Scholarships, the prestigious global scholarship programme run by the UK Government has recently been extended.
Every year the British High Commission to The Gambia sends two Gambian students to the UK for a fully funded one year masters degree programme at a university of their choice. (There are currently two Gambian students in the UK studying advanced economics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.)
The deadline has just been extended to 02nd January 2013 meaning potential students now have more time to apply. Students must pass an English Language Test before they will be awarded a scholarship.