British HC announces calling of applications for CHEVENING fellowship programme

The British High Commission Colombo yesterday announced the calling of applications for this year’s CRISP fellowship programme. The HC spokesperson said: “CRISP is a Chevening Fellowship programme funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Rolls-Royce which provides funding for a three month tailor-made course in the Saïd Business School at Oxford University.

The programme is aimed specifically at mid-career professionals working in the fields of science, innovation, and business.

Chevening fellowships offer an opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK. For more information about the CRISP programme, including details of how to apply, visit:

Deadline for applications is 19 October 2015.

To hear from one of last year’s CRISP fellows, read the Deputy High Commissioner’s latest blog:

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