The Chevening Scholarship Programme makes awards to talented individuals who demonstrate the potential to become future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers. The awards enable Scholars to study a one-year postgraduate Master’s course in any discipline at any UK university.
About Chevening Scholarship
Chevening is the UK government’s prestigious international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.
The Chevening Scholarship programme was established in 1983 and is now an internationally prestigious scheme with over 42,000 alumni. The Chevening alumni around the world together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.
Various fields of study.
Visit your country page on official website for priority areas.
1. Full or part funding for full-time courses. Partial scholarships may cover tuition only or allowances only.
2. A full Chevening Scholarship award normally comprises:
i. Tuition fees, travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only, an arrival allowance, grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis or dissertation (if required), excess baggage allowance, cost of entry clearance (visa) application for you only, and monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover accommodation and living expenses. The monthly stipend will depend on whether you are studying inside or outside London.
To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must:
1. Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
2. Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended
3. Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a postgraduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
4. Have at least two years’ work experience (this may be up to five years for fellowship programmes, please refer to your country page for further details)
5. Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 11 July 2019.
6. Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 11 July 2019
November 6, 2018
Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page. Detailed advice on applying for fellowships can be found through your country’s fellowship page. Prior to starting your application, the following documents should be ready:
Valid passport or national ID card
University transcripts and degree certificates (undergraduate, postgraduate)
I.Three different UK Master’s course choices
II. The names and details of two valid referees
III. Please note that if you are shortlisted for an award, you will be required to log into the online application system and request a reference from your referees. The request will generate an email to the referees and they will need to submit the reference by 25 February 2019.
I. English language (if requirements already met)
II. UK Master’s university offer (if requirements already met)
III. You can submit your initial application without these optional documents and upload them to your application at any point to 11 July 2019. Please note that if you are eventually conditionally selected for a Chevening Scholarship, it is essential that you provide evidence that you meet the Chevening English language requirements and that you have at least one unconditional offer from an eligible course by 11 July 2019 in order to remain in the process.