British Embassy Holds Chevening Scholarship Talks at FSI

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Left to right: Ms. Sonia Diaz (Head, Scholarship Programs Section), Mr. Stephen Lysaght (First Secretary and Head of Political and Economic Section, British Embassy), Mr. Colin Glen (Second Secretary, Bilateral and Strategic Communication), Julio S. Amador (FSI Assistant Director), and Ms. Marichu Liwanag (Head, Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy)

The British Embassy Manila in cooperation with the Foreign Service Institute hosted the Briefing on Chevening Scholarships for DFA and FSI Personnel at the Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy on Friday, 18 July 2014.

The British Embassy conducts briefings in key government agencies including the DFA to encourage everyone to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study in world-class universities in the United Kingdom.

Chevening is the UK government’s global scholarship program funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Partner Organizations.

Mr. Stephen Lysaght, First Secretary and Head of Political and Economic Section of the British Embassy, gave a presentation on the Chevening Program. Mr. Ronald Dizon, Resident Program Manager, Anti-Terrorism Assistant Program of the US Embassy, shared his experiences as a Chevening Alumnus on how the program helped in his career.

For more information on the Chevening Scholarships, please visit or contact the Foreign Service Institute’s Scholarship Programs Section at 834-4637 and 834-4771.

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Mr. Ronald Dizon, Resident Program Manager, Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program, US Embassy, shares his experiences as a Chevening Alumnus.

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Mr. Stephen Lysaght, First Secretary and Head of Political and Economic Section at the British Embassy, presents the Chevening Program.

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Ms. Nadjefah A. Mangondaya from the OUCSCC-DFA asks questions about the Chevening Program during the open forum.



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