Srinagar, Jul 11 : Senior Prosecuting Officer Jaasir Ashraf Mir currently posted at ZPHQ, Kashmir, has been chosen as a recipient of the highly competitive and esteemed Chevening Scholarship.
Mir by virtue of the scholarship has been offered the opportunity to pursue either an MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics (LSE) or an LLM in Human Rights, Conflict, and Justice from SOAS, University of London, both prestigious institutions in the United Kingdom.
The Chevening Scholarship, a fully funded postgraduate scholarship program by the UK government, is designed to support individuals with exceptional leadership qualities to pursue Masters programs and develop robust networking skills.
This year, the scholarship received an overwhelming response, with approximately 70,000 applicants worldwide. With an acceptance rate of only 2-3%, Mir successfully navigated a rigorous application process, including a written application and an interview held in March, securing his place among thousands of candidates worldwide.
Mir’s selection for the Chevening Scholarship is a testament to his academic achievements, leadership potential, and commitment to make a positive impact in his field. The scholarship, funded by the UK Government’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), aims to enhance skills and facilitate real changes in the lives of individuals and communities.
With this prestigious opportunity, Mir is set to join the esteemed community of Chevening Scholars, representing a diverse range of backgrounds and expertise. Through this scholarship, Mir will acquire valuable knowledge and insights that will further enrich his professional expertise and contribute to the betterment of society.