The British government has said it increased quota for Nepali students in the Chevening Scholarship.
The British Embassy in Kathmandu said though only one Nepali student was selected for the scholarship this year, there will be more opportunities for Nepali students next year.
Informing that the applications have already been called the UK Embassy said interested Nepali students can register their applications on http://www.chevening.org/nepal.
The scholarship awardees will be provided an opportunity to study Masters degree at top British universities. People of any age can apply for the grant.
Meanwhile, Anjal Niraula has been awarded the Chevening Scholarship from Nepal for this year. He is leaving for the University in Edinburgh, Scotland this week. He will do M Sc in Sustainable Energy Systems there, according to the Embassy.
British Ambassador to Nepal, Andrew James Sparkes and members of the Chevening Alumni Association congratulated Niraula for the opportunity at Kathmandu-based UK Embassy today.