Susie Kitchens waves off Kenya’s latest cohort of Chevening scholars

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Some of the 2019/20 Chevening Kenya cohort. Photo: Twitter/UKinKenya

Yesterday evening, Deputy British High Commissioner Susie Kitchens waved off the Kenyan  2019/20 Chevening Scholars.

Among the subjects being studied by this year’s cohort are data science, public policy, tax law and health at some of the world’s top universities in the UK.

The 2019/20 Chevening Kenya cohort. Video: Twitter/UKinKenya

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds and a strong vision for the future. The scholarship offers full financial support to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also giving access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.

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Susie Kitchens speaking at the event to wave off the Chevening 2019/20 students. Photo: Twitter/UKinKenya

Tanzania’s Chevening scholars have also been waved off by UK High Commissioner, Sarah Cooke which she described as one of her favourite events of the year.

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British High Commissioner for Tanzania, Sarah Cooke, with the 2019/20 Chevening cohort. Photo: Twitter/UKinTanzania

Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open until 5 November 2019, with applications to be submitted via

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