MATI with British High Commission announces Chevening Scholarships for Travel & Tourism

British High Commissioner to the Maldives Caron Rohsler with the Secretary-General of MATI Mr. Ahmed Nazeer | Photo: MATI

Malé, Maldives – Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) in partnership with the British High Commission have announced the Chevening/Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) Scholarships” at a ceremony held today.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between MATI and the High Commission with Secretary-General Ahmed Nazeer signing on behalf of MATI and British High Commissioner to the Maldives Caron Rohsler signed on behalf of the British High Commission.

The “Chevening/Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) Scholarships” is allocated for a one year Master’s degree in a Travel and Tourism related program at any accredited university in the United Kingdom, and applicable to Maldivian students enrolling in the years 2022/2023 and 2023/24.

Scholarship slots will be increased based on demand.

Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK.

Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving students free to focus on achieving academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime, according to the Chevening website. With the scholarships, students will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time they can develop professionally and academically, network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.