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British Chevening Scholarships in UK

British Chevening Scholarships in UK

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders.

Funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) 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.

Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Since 1983, over 50,000 professionals have studied in the UK through Chevening. Our impact report gives you an insight into some of the inspirational successes that the Chevening community has achieved, and the difference they continue to make all around the world.

Chevening’s objectives

Chevening Awards are an important element in Britain’s public diplomacy effort and bring professionals, who have already displayed outstanding leadership talents, to study in the UK. Chevening supports British foreign policy priorities and achieves FCDO objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers.

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has a worldwide network of embassies and consulates, employing over 14,000 people in nearly 270 diplomatic offices. It works with international organisations to promote British interests and global security, including the EU, NATO, the United Nations, the UN Security Council, and the Commonwealth.

British Chevening Scholarships in UK

British Government/FCO

Masters Degree

Deadline: 2 Nov 2021 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts Sept/Oct 2022

Brief description:

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study for a master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.

Host Institution(s):

Any university in the UK

British Chevening Scholarships in UK

Level/Field(s) of study:

Full-time taught Masters Degree Programme in any subject. Use the course finder to find eligible master’s degrees at every university across the UK.

Number of Awards:

Around 1,500 scholarships globally will be offered.

Target group:

The scholarships are targeted to citizens of Chevening-eligible countries.  See the official website for complete list of countries eligible for Chevening scholarships.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

A Chevening Scholarship normally covers university tuition fees, a monthly living allowance, an economy class return airfare to the UK, and additional grants and allowances to cover essential expenditure.

British Chevening Scholarships in UK

Eligibility:

To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

•  Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.

•  Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended

• Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university by the time you submit your application. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK but may be different depending on your course and university choice.

• Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.

• Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 15 July 2022.

British Chevening Scholarships in UK

Application instructions:

Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page. The deadline for applications is 2 November 2021 at 12:00 GMT (midday).

It is important to visit your individual country page at the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

British Chevening Scholarships in UK

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.chevening.org/

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