UK unveils 75 scholarships to mark India’s independence anniversary

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London, Jun 29 (PTI) Britain on Wednesday announced a partnership with leading businesses in India to offer 75 fully funded scholarships for Indian students to study in the UK from September, in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the country's independence.

The programmes on offer include Chevening scholarships for a one-year Master’s programme, with the opportunity to study any subject at a UK university. Additionally, the British Council in India is offering around 18 scholarships for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – covering over 12,000 courses across more than 150 UK universities.

Along with these, the British Council is also offering six English scholarships. The UK government said it marks the highest number of fully funded scholarships given for the one-year Master's programme to date.