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Commonwealth: Scholarships

Volume 475: debated on Friday 9 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 24 April 2008, Official Report, columns 2189-90W, on the Chevening scholarships programme, how many Commonwealth scholarships were awarded in each of the last five years. (204115)

The following number of Foreign and Commonwealth Office-funded Commonwealth scholarships was awarded in each of the last five years:

Country

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Total

Australia

21

24

19

13

11

88

Bahamas

0

0

0

1

0

1

Brunei Darussalam

1

0

0

0

0

1

Canada

27

26

25

27

25

130

Cyprus

0

1

0

0

1

2

Malta

1

2

1

2

2

8

New Zealand

7

9

5

11

6

38

Singapore

2

0

1

2

1

6

Total

59

62

51

56

46

274