British Deputy High Commissioner Responds to Member of Parliament’s Request

Port Blair, Sept. 15: Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament has expressed gratitude to Mr. Nicholas Low, the British Deputy High Commissioner for his positive response on providing opportunity to the Islands’ students to pursue higher education in the United Kingdom on fully funded scholarship basis. Referring to the discussion held with Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma on 07.09.2023 at Port Blair, the British Deputy High Commissioner has responded through his tweet dated 08.09.2023 stating "We want a UK Government Chevening Scholar from the Andaman & Nicobar Islands in 2024.”

Accordingly, Shri. Sharma has made appeal to the aspiring students of the Islands to avail the opportunity of getting access to some of the best quality education in the world from the top class universities in the United Kingdom under the fully funded Chevening Scholarship program.

The Chevening fully funded scholarship covers flights, accommodation, and course fees. Scholarships can be used for one-year master’s degrees, including business master’s such as the Master in Management, Master in Finance, or Master of Accounting.

Applications for 2024-2025 Chevening Scholarships are now open from 12 September 2023 to 7 November 2023. The details of the scholarship program, the courses, the educational institutions, the procedure for filling application form and the application form as well can be obtained by visiting the web "".