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International scholarships: the case for investment, and how to ensure impact (WP1469)

International scholarships: the case for investment, and how to ensure impact (WP1469)
Date
Monday 21 - Tuesday 22 March, 2016
Venue
Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020

For more information see Your stay at Wilton Park

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Event no.
WP1469
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Event hashtags
#IntScholarships

Scholarships for individuals for higher or postgraduate education or professional development are costly but provide valuable cohorts of alumni who are believed to be an asset to the country they study in (soft power) and can effect social change in their own country (development).

This meeting brought together those responsible for UK government initiated international scholarship schemes, with counterparts running other such schemes, and partners in the academic and private sector to discuss how to maximise the impact from international scholarships, sharing best practice, learning from one another and exploring new or innovative ideas for such programmes in the future.

Video

Participants and former scholarship alumni tell us about the impacts of their scholarship on their life and how they have engaged with the UK since.

Contacts

Robin Hart: Programme Director

Biography and other events

Robin Hart: Programme manager