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Chevening British Library Fellowship 2021/2022

Chevening British Library Fellowship 2021/2022

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Applications call for Chevening British Library Fellowship 2021/2022. The Chevening British Library Fellowship is a collaboration between the UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office and the British Library, offering international experts a year-long professional project-based placement. Fellows will have the privilege of working with the extensive library’s collections and benefit from the broad range of professional expertise of library staff.


For the 2021/2022 academic year, two placements are on offer and will provide fellows with experience in strategic and policy work relevant to a national library. There is one placement per the theme.

  • Cataloguing Harari Sound Recordings
  • Latin American Indigenous Languages in Early Printed Books


Chevening British Library Fellowship 2021/2022 offers the following benefits

  • A 12-month period of project-based activity at the British Library.
  • Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship.
  • Return economy airfare from your home country to the UK.
  • Allowance package for fellowship-related activities.
  • Up to £1,000 for approved project-related expenses.
  • Access to a programme of cultural events and activities organised by the FCDO and the Chevening Secretariat.

Eligible Countries

This fellowship is available in the following countries:

  • Ethiopia
  • Djibouti
  • Somalia
  • Somaliland
  • Yemen
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Peru
  • Mexico


Applications with the following criteria will be eligible for Chevening British Library Fellowship

  • Demonstrate the potential to rise to positions of leadership and influence
  • Demonstrate that you possess the personal, intellectual, and interpersonal attributes reflecting this potential.
  • Be a citizen of the above-listed countries.
  • Return to your country of citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship.
  • Have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
  • Have significant professional and/or academic research experience (at least five years).
  • Be currently employed or a currently enrolled PhD candidate (PhD must not be with a UK/EU or USA university).
  • Provide evidence of meeting at least the minimum English language abilities for Chevening Awards.
  • Not hold British or dual British citizenship.
  • Not be an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee (since July 2016) of Her Majesty’s Government (including British Embassies/High Commissions, the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the Ministry of Defence and the Home Office), the British Council, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline03 November,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerThe Chevening



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