Eight Nepalis awarded UK govt's Chevening Scholarship

Published On: September 12, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The British Embassy in Kathmandu has announced the winners of the Chevening Scholarship for 2018/19.

According to a press statement issued by the embassy on Tuesday, altogether eight Nepali students have won the scholarship in the new intake. These scholarships will enable them to study a one-year Master's degree program at a university in the UK.

The successful candidates this year include Arjun Shrestha (MSc in Language Sciences at University College London), Kamal Gautam (MSc in International Public Health at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine), Kushal Gautam (MSc in New and Renewable Energy at Durham University) and Dr Najim Sekh (MSc in Animal Nutrition at the University of Nottingham).

Nirakar Thapa (MSc in Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) at Aberystwyth University) and Pradeep Ghimire (MScEcon in International Relations at Cardiff University), Pramod Rijal (MSc in Economic Development and Policy Analysis at the University of Nottingham) and Sudarshan Kunwar (MSc in Sustainable Development at the University of Bradford) are also among the winners of the scholarship this year.

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