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Chevening Scholarships

Volume 449: debated on Monday 11 September 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many Chevening scholarships were awarded in each of the last 10 years, broken down by country from which students obtaining such scholarships have come. (88030)

The number of Chevening scholarships awarded in each of the last 10 years, broken down by country, is provided in the following table:

Chevening scholarships awarded between 1995-96 and 2004-05

Country

1995-96

1996-97

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

Afghanistan

Albania

3

5

4

3

14

Algeria

10

17

12

8

13

Andorra

Angola

2

2

3

1

3

Anguilla

1

Antigua and Barbuda

1

1

1

1

Argentina

34

29

23

25

24

Armenia

2

3

4

4

10

Australia

16

14

21

22

26

Austria

1

1

2

1

1

Azerbaijan

4

4

5

4

9

Bahamas

3

4

5

3

3

Bahrain

11

11

11

13

12

Bangladesh

9

5

6

5

10

Barbados

3

4

6

3

3

Belarus

6

3

5

7

16

Belgium

7

6

8

7

6

Belize

4

3

3

5

5

Bhutan

Bolivia

7

6

3

4

6

Bosnia-Herzegovina

2

4

7

7

6

Botswana

3

2

4

2

Brazil

75

71

65

84

56

British Virgin Islands

1

Brunei

1

3

Bulgaria

9

9

9

4

19

Burma

7

4

3

2

Cambodia

3

1

2

4

3

Cameroon

2

3

3

3

3

Canada

13

12

10

12

11

Cayman Islands

2

3

2

2

11

Chile

7

11

9

10

11

China (including Hong Kong)

79

116

131

138

186

Colombia

21

11

14

15

17

Congo

1

Costa Rica

6

8

8

5

3

Croatia

5

6

6

6

11

Cuba

5

4

4

6

5

Cyprus

14

32

21

12

25

Czech Republic

9

8

9

11

18

Denmark

16

16

12

12

14

Dominica

1

Dominican Republic

10

6

5

8

8

East Timor

Ecuador

4

4

4

3

3

Egypt

59

53

58

58

41

El Salvador

2

2

3

3

Eritrea

Estonia

5

7

6

4

10

Ethiopia

8

5

7

7

8

Fiji

3

5

5

3

3

Finland

7

6

4

5

6

France

35

20

20

14

12

Gambia

1

1

1

1

Georgia

3

4

6

3

9

Germany

24

27

14

18

14

Ghana

9

8

10

10

8

Greece

6

4

6

7

5

Grenada

1

Guatemala

3

2

Guyana

2

4

4

4

5

Honduras

1

Hungary

12

17

14

9

23

Iceland

9

12

9

11

6

India

60

85

122

93

125

Indonesia

72

63

64

58

69

Iran

4

Iraq

Irish Republic

17

16

11

14

10

Israel

31

37

32

29

24

Italy

19

13

14

10

10

Ivory Coast

2

3

3

3

4

Jamaica

7

3

4

7

4

Japan

7

6

6

7

6

Jordan

36

32

28

25

18

Kazakhstan

12

8

8

6

15

Kenya

10

10

11

11

12

Kiribati

Korea (South)

67

79

66

55

58

Kosovo

Kuwait

12

8

5

4

4

Kyrgyzstan

3

Latvia

7

4

6

4

10

Lebanon

5

7

3

8

6

Lesotho

4

3

4

3

3

Libya

Lithuania

5

5

8

4

17

Luxembourg

5

9

10

7

5

Madagascar

1

1

3

3

3

Malawi

4

5

7

5

10

Malaysia

73

72

82

45

40

Mali

Maldives

1

1

2

1

Malta

12

14

9

9

10

Marshall Islands

Mauritania

1

1

Mauritius

3

3

4

2

3

Mexico

109

83

79

68

62

Micronesia

Moldova

1

3

Mongolia

5

4

5

6

8

Montserrat

1

1

Morocco

7

6

10

8

6

Mozambique

6

5

4

5

5

Namibia

7

4

1

2

2

Nepal

5

7

5

5

5

Netherlands

10

14

13

9

11

New Zealand

7

11

7

10

7

Nicaragua

2

1

1

2

1

Nigeria

61

36

42

55

42

Norway

13

13

11

6

Oman

5

7

7

9

9

Pakistan

69

73

60

55

50

Palau

Panama

Papua New Guinea

6

7

4

4

3

Paraguay

3

2

2

3

1

Peru

13

8

11

8

7

Philippines

12

11

18

13

9

Poland

14

13

13

15

34

Portugal

16

19

12

13

14

Qatar

2

Romania

13

12

12

10

33

Russia

25

19

23

20

29

Rwanda

1

4

Saudi Arabia

7

11

14

10

6

Senegal

4

5

5

5

3

Serbia and Montenegro

Seychelles

4

3

3

3

Sierra Leone

1

2

2

Singapore

14

8

10

7

10

Slovakia

15

17

15

12

11

Slovenia

9

Solomon Islands

1

3

Somalia

South Africa

24

36

24

24

18

South Pacific

2

Spain

1

Sri Lanka

4

3

3

2

2

St. Helena

St. Kitts and Nevis

1

1

1

St. Lucia

2

1

2

St. Vincent

1

1

2

1

2

Sudan

5

8

15

14

12

Swaziland

1

2

1

2

1

Sweden

9

8

7

5

4

Switzerland

5

6

7

4

7

Syria

15

8

16

34

15

Taiwan

11

15

17

19

16

Tajikistan

1

Tanzania

5

6

7

7

6

Thailand

41

30

29

34

27

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

1

4

7

6

8

Tonga

1

2

2

2

1

Trinidad and Tobago

6

4

3

4

5

Tunisia

6

9

6

8

8

Turkey

100

129

118

185

124

Turkmenistan

2

3

Turks and Caicos

1

1

Tuvalu

2

1

Uganda

6

6

6

7

10

Ukraine

14

10

15

12

32

United Arab Emirates

5

5

2

2

2

United States

Uruguay

8

7

4

4

4

Uzbekistan

6

8

10

7

11

Vanuatu

1

1

1

3

Venezuela

34

25

18

18

14

Vietnam

10

12

15

13

23

West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and Gaza Strip

21

19

22

18

11

Yemen

5

8

12

24

8

Yugoslavia

6

8

6

7

10

Zaire

1

2

Zambia

6

8

6

7

9

Zimbabwe

14

9

14

10

12

Undefined

4

5

Total

1,891

1,910

1,920

1,894

2,022

Country

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

Afghanistan

34

20

13

Albania

10

16

11

13

13

Algeria

8

3

5

1

Andorra

1

Angola

2

4

1

3

3

Anguilla

Antigua and Barbuda

2

1

2

Argentina

31

28

25

23

17

Armenia

8

6

17

6

8

Australia

22

33

25

31

24

Austria

1

3

1

Azerbaijan

5

6

8

9

7

Bahamas

5

4

3

3

2

Bahrain

14

15

25

21

16

Bangladesh

6

9

15

15

10

Barbados

2

5

5

3

3

Belarus

12

12

10

11

11

Belgium

3

3

3

Belize

4

6

5

3

3

Bhutan

1

1

Bolivia

4

5

5

6

7

Bosnia-Herzegovina

5

12

11

13

12

Botswana

4

6

8

7

5

Brazil

84

87

65

72

63

British Virgin Islands

1

2

3

1

1

Brunei

3

4

2

6

2

Bulgaria

28

24

30

25

20

Burma

7

4

1

16

2

Cambodia

4

4

3

3

3

Cameroon

3

7

5

10

9

Canada

18

17

14

27

26

Cayman Islands

2

1

1

3

1

Chile

13

18

16

13

13

China (including Hong Kong)

224

211

290

311

277

Colombia

20

17

13

20

18

Congo

Costa Rica

3

3

3

4

2

Croatia

10

20

24

31

32

Cuba

5

4

4

3

4

Cyprus

11

20

21

15

17

Czech Republic

23

19

12

14

18

Denmark

15

9

8

Dominica

1

1

2

1

1

Dominican Republic

8

8

7

8

5

East Timor

6

4

3

2

3

Ecuador

5

4

5

2

2

Egypt

52

40

43

40

36

El Salvador

2

2

2

1

Eritrea

3

3

1

Estonia

14

14

14

9

7

Ethiopia

7

10

8

12

8

Fiji

4

6

7

6

4

Finland

6

6

4

France

8

7

6

Gambia

2

1

2

3

3

Georgia

8

11

12

10

13

Germany

11

8

1

Ghana

12

13

'21

16

19

Greece

6

5

3

Grenada

2

2

2

1

Guatemala

4

2

3

3

5

Guyana

6

4

7

6

10

Honduras

1

1

1

Hungary

25

25

20

35

15

Iceland

9

9^

8

7

8

India

135

130

133

121

130

Indonesia

77

80

72

74

59

Iran

7

11

40

14

10

Iraq

8

48

Irish Republic

12

10

4

Israel

17

12

14

15

12

Italy

6

4

Ivory Coast

4

4

5

3

2

Jamaica

7

10

7

8

9

Japan

16

16

19

14

5

Jordan

16

16

15

27

19

Kazakhstan

13

11

9

16

14

Kenya

15

13

14

20

16

Kiribati

1

1

1

Korea (South)

66

82

75

71

67

Kosovo

10

13

14

Kuwait

4

3

4

1

2

Kyrgyzstan

3

2

5

5

6

Latvia

13

11

11

11

10

Lebanon

5

6

9

9

9

Lesotho

2

6

4

5

4

Libya

5

8

8

5

5

Lithuania

13

14

13

9

7

Luxembourg

8

8

7

10

5

Madagascar

3

3

2

4

4

Malawi

7

8

10

13

12

Malaysia

54

48

57

56

36

Mali

1

Maldives

1

1

2

1

Malta

10

11

12

10

17

Marshall Islands

1

Mauritania

Mauritius

6

5

7

5

6

Mexico

81

77

67

68

56

Micronesia

1

Moldova

1

4

8

6

7

Mongolia

15

7

12

7

6

Montserrat

4

2

2

2

2

Morocco

9

9

8

6

5

Mozambique

6

6

4

5

6

Namibia

4

6

6

3

4

Nepal

10

8

6

10

3

Netherlands

7

6

5

New Zealand

12

12

10

12

8

Nicaragua

3

2

2

2

2

Nigeria

45

37

46

39

35

Norway

5

7

5

5

Oman

10

12

16

11

14

Pakistan

51

51

57

62

52

Palau

2

Panama

2

1

2

1

1

Papua New Guinea

5

3

6

3

6

Paraguay

3

2

3

4

2

Peru

9

8

9

7

6

Philippines

13

15

15

13

13

Poland

36

46

37

29

23

Portugal

11

14

5

Qatar

2

2

3

3

Romania

32

25

22

29

26

Russia

70

83

66

80

53

Rwanda

6

4

3

4

3

Saudi Arabia

10

6

14

13

16

Senegal

5

8

6

4

5

Serbia and Montenegro

16

26

18

21

15

Seychelles

2

6

2

Sierra Leone

2

3

4

4

1

Singapore

18

16

13

14

11

Slovakia

18

13

11

12

9

Slovenia

11

9

11

7

14

Solomon Islands

3

2

2

2

1

Somalia

1

South Africa

31

26

33

34

32

South Pacific

Spain

1

Sri Lanka

4

3

6

8

4

St. Helena

1

1

1

1

St. Kitts and Nevis

2

1

St. Lucia

3

2

1

2

St. Vincent

3

3

1

1

Sudan

12

18

15

13

5

Swaziland

3

6

4

7

4

Sweden

2

2

2

Switzerland

6

5

4

5

Syria

20

15

20

24

25

Taiwan

24

30

30

19

12

Tajikistan

1

2

3

7

6

Tanzania

8

14

7

9

6

Thailand

29

34

25

25

20

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

12

16

11

14

12

Tonga

2

1

1

2

2

Trinidad and Tobago

5

6

5

10

6

Tunisia

5

9

8

10

6

Turkey

76

45

49

49

51

Turkmenistan

4

7

6

6

6

Turks and Caicos

Tuvalu

Uganda

10

12

15

22

15

Ukraine

25

30

27

38

27

United Arab Emirates

2

2

4

2

2

United States

1

2

1

Uruguay

7

8

7

5

5

Uzbekistan

11

10

16

12

16

Vanuatu

3

2

3

2

1

Venezuela

22

18

16

21

12

Vietnam

19

15

24

20

22

West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and Gaza Strip

16

9

10

10

15

Yemen

4

7

5

6

7

Yugoslavia

Zaire

Zambia

11

11

12

12

13

Zimbabwe

14

16

23

35

49

Undefined

Total

2,285

2,284

2,387

2,401

2,124