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British Council is inviting applications for Charles Wallace Professional Visits Programme from mid-career Bangladeshi professionals in the UK. The programme provides assistance to mid-career professionals who wish to undertake short visits to the United Kingdom to broaden their professional knowledge, skills and contacts.
The two principal purposes are, firstly, professional familiarisation and interaction; secondly, study and research. A visit may last for any duration between three weeks to three months, as appropriate for the purpose of the visit.
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for professional visits programme.
Study Subject: Eligible disciplines are as follows: Journalism, Mass Communication, Media and Public Relations, Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Creative Industries, Education and Skills Development (both life and technical skills for economic empowerment) and Social Development including Youth Mobilisation, Community Development and Social Enterprise. Applications in other subject areas will not be considered.
Scholarship Award: Award-holders will receive a grant of £1,400 per month and a contribution of maximum £1000 towards international travel costs. The award-holders must make all their arrangements in the UK by their own in consultation with their host institution.There is no provision for course or bench fees.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: Candidates should:
- Be Bangladeshi nationals, residing in Bangladesh, aged between 25 – 50
- An invitation letter from the UK institution (for the time that the applicant is intending to work in that institution) is essential and should be attached with the application
- Should also provide a standard CV containing no more than two pages of A4 size paper
Nationality: Citizens from Bangladesh are eligible to apply.
College Admission Requirement
English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over English language.
How to Apply: Completed applications should be emailed to bd.enquiries-at-britishcouncil.org along with the offer letter and a standard CV containing no more than two pages of A4 size paper, by 3 June 2017. Please put this code ‘CW1617’ in the subject line of the email.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 3, 2017.