Gaza: Chevening Scholarships Programme

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 13th February 2019.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 28 January (HL12814), how many students have left Gaza on Chevening Scholarships in the last five years.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State

The following information reflects the number of scholars who attended their Chevening interview in Gaza and whose pre-award address lists Gaza. The total number of scholars from Gaza who, in the past five years, completed a Chevening award is 23.

Breakdown by year:

2014- 3

2015- 3

2016- 4

2017- 6

2018- 7

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