How To Get UK Chevening Scholarships
The Chevening Scholarships are scholarships provided by the UK government. They are part of a global scholarship program funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations. These scholarships are given to exceptional students with leadership qualities from all over the world. The UK Chevening Scholarships allow them to pursue a master’s degree in any subject at any university in the United Kingdom.
Scholarship Value: The UK Chevening Scholarships award comprises:
- payment of tuition fees;
- travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only;
- an arrival allowance;
- a grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis or dissertation (if required);
- an excess baggage allowance;
- the cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only;
- a 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. It is currently £917 per month outside London and £1134 per month inside London (subject to annual review).
Application Deadline: 1st November 2022 at 12:00 (GMT)
Country and University of Study: Any university in the UK
Level/Field(s) of study: One year 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.
Eligible Countries: The scholarships are targeted to citizens of Chevening-eligible countries. See the official website below for a complete list of countries eligible for Chevening scholarships.
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 13 July 2023.
How To Apply for UK Chevening Scholarships
Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page. CLICK HERE to visit the country page.
- Chevening applicants must submit education documents, references, and one unconditional UK university offer. Deadlines for these documents are specified in the Chevening application timeline. Use the ‘update my application’ button to upload the required documents.
- If conditionally selected for a Chevening Scholarship, submitting these documents is crucial to stay in the selection process.
For more information, visit the official Chevening scholarship webpage.