Applications Open for Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 11 October 2017

The Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship will commence its second successive fellowship in April 2018 for mid-career Indians in the finance sector. Ideal applicants may come from government or the private sector, are mid-career professionals displaying leadership potential, and have demonstrable experience in a relevant financial services discipline(s).

The UK is the world’s largest exporter of financial services and has developed professional qualifications and educational infrastructure, particularly in niche areas such as risk management, actuarial sciences, investment management and financial regulation.

The Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship is a fully funded eight-week residential fellowship hosted by King’s College London.

The programme aims to:

  • Build expertise in specialist skills such as risk management, actuarial sciences, investment management, and financial regulation which will increase the talent pool in the Indian market and provide a fillip to growth in the sector.
  • Expose individuals to international financial markets and regulatory systems which will enhance openness and reduce resistance to change.
  • Promote cross-border cooperation in financial regulation by developing mutual appreciation of regulatory systems and encourage sharing best practices.
  • Facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience and to provide a platform to encourage cross-border engagement and networking amongst Chevening Award recipients from across the world.
  • Foster long-lasting positive relationships between talented professionals in the financial sector in India and the UK.


Each fellowship includes:

  • Full programme fees
  • Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship
  • Return economy flight from India to the UK

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of India and currently live in the country. Applicants must not hold British nationality.
  • Have at least seven years’ relevant work experience prior to applying.
  • Have an excellent academic background in the field of finance or considerable experience of working in such fields.
  • Have a good working knowledge of English (to be assessed by a qualified English language assessor).
  • A postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
  • Agree to adhere to all relevant guidelines and expectations for the programme.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: India

For more information, please visit Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services.

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