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Chevening/British Library Fellowship

icon PhD, Post Doc

icon Two distinct Fellowship opportunities: News and Media in South Asia and Big Data and Libraries.

Open to applicants from South Asia and Africa

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icon 10 Feb 2016

icon Full Funding, Full funding

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    Any accredited research institution or university in UK
 

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Details about Chevening/British Library Fellowship

Chevening/British Library Fellowship is offered for PhD, Post Doc degree in the field of Two distinct Fellowship opportunities: News and Media in South Asia and Big Data and Libraries.. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 10 Feb 2016. This scholarship is provided by Chevening and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, Full funding . This scholarship is open for: Open to applicants from South Asia and Africa.

  • Deadline: 10 Feb 2016
  • Scholarship value: Full Funding, Full funding

The Chevening Secretariat is pleased to announce the Chevening/British Library Fellowship for the 2016/2017 academic year. This is a brand new Award for the 2016/2017 cycle and we are pleased to be able to offer up to 2 awards. Chevening British Library Fellows will undertake a 12-month period of independent study and research at the British Library in London.

There are two distinct Fellowship opportunities:

  • News and Media in South Asia
  • Big Data and Libraries

Eligibility: Applicants can apply for this scholarship if they hold a post graduate degree or have equivalent professional training and/or experience. Two fellowship opportunities are available listed below:

 


Theme 1: News and Media in South Asia: Past and Present

  • Degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the British Library’s Asian and African language collections
  • Degree-level knowledge of at least one modern South Asian language
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Interest in library collections, and in learning about the curatorial work of a large library
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, newspapers and news media
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, with experience working with databases and/or with metadata an advantage.

Theme 2: Big data and libraries

 

  • Degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to data science and/or information technology and/or librarianship
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • The project will focus on policy, strategy and business models, rather than technology solutions, but the candidate will need a sufficient technical knowledge to be able to understand big data projects and digital environment
  • Interest in digital and data-driven innovation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills

Updated on: 24 Nov, 2016

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Chevening Scholarship is an international scholarship scheme which enables students with leadership qualities from 144 countries and territories to undertake postgraduate study or courses in universities in the United Kingdom. Funding for the scheme comes from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

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  2. When is the deadline of Chevening/British Library Fellowship?

    The deadline of Chevening/British Library Fellowship is 10 Feb 2016

  3. For which degree is Chevening/British Library Fellowship offered for?

    Chevening/British Library Fellowship is offered to PhD, Post Doc degree

  4. For which field is Chevening/British Library Fellowship offered for?

    Chevening/British Library Fellowship is offered for Two distinct Fellowship opportunities: News and Media in South Asia and Big Data and Libraries.

  5. Who can apply for Chevening/British Library Fellowship?

    Chevening/British Library Fellowship is open for: Open to applicants from South Asia and Africa

  6. Who is offering Chevening/British Library Fellowship?

    Chevening/British Library Fellowship is offered by Chevening

  7. What is the funding covered in Chevening/British Library Fellowship?

    Chevening/British Library Fellowship Covers Full Funding, Full funding

  8. Where can Chevening/British Library Fellowship can be taken at?

    Chevening/British Library Fellowship can be taken at Any accredited research institution or university in UK
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