Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.
Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
Founded in 2015, the Chevening Alumni Ghana Association brings together Ghanaian professionals who have benefited from the Chevening Scholarship programme.
The aims that bind members together are to:
Maintain and advance UK-Ghana relations, foster professional and social networking, information exchange, business cooperation and mutual support, create opportunities for wider social influence.
Establish contacts and networking with similar British alumni associations as well as other professional and social networks operating in Ghana, in the region and globally.
Supported by the British High Commission,the alumni association is led by an executive committee of seven alumni volunteers and nine member advisory board. The association boasts of over 247 members.
The CAGA serves as a platform for its members to put forward and realize their ideas, and encourages member-driven initiatives. With members educated in wide range of academic disciplines, the alumni association holds the tremendous potential to catalyze the development of Ghana