Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): UK universities | UK
Level: For taught Masters’ degrees or selected short courses of professional development only.
Field(s): Applicants are strongly advised to apply for a place on their chosen course(s) of study before, or at the same time as, applying for a Chevening Scholar. Please see our information on selecting a university and course in the UK.
Acceptance onto a course at a UK university is considered an asset by the Chevening selection committee at any stage of the selection process.
Deadline: Applications will open on 1 September 2013 and close in November 2013 . Application deadlines vary from country to country. Further information on applying for a 2013 Chevening Scholarship will be made available later this year. Please check the relevant country page for information on application deadlines.
Funded By: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): The FCO currently offers Chevening Scholarships to citizens of the following countries:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Overseas Territories, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, DR Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montserrat, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Island, Republic of Congo, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Southern Sudan, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: Applicable for one year
‣ Scholarship covers: Most Chevening Scholar.. cover: tuition fees, a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual), an economy class return airfare to the UK, additional grants to cover essential expenditure, Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only.
What else does a this Scholarship offer?
‣ Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.
‣ The Scholarships support study at UK universities – mostly one-year Masters’ degrees – for individuals with demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers.
‣ The Chevening programme began in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme.
‣ Chevening Scholars come from over 116 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and 700 scholarships were awarded in 2011-2012.
‣ There are over 41,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.
‣ The name ‘Chevening’ comes from Chevening House in Sevenoaks, Kent – currently the joint official residence of the British Foreign Secretary and the Deputy Prime Minister.
Who are Chevening Scholarships aimed at?
‣ Ch Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields; including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia.
‣ Applicants should be high calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership.
Who is eligible to apply for this Scholarship?
‣ Meet the academic requirements for their chosen course(s) of study;
‣ Have a good standard of written and spoken English, and meet the Chevening Scholarships language requirements as well as the language requirements of their chosen course(s) of study;
‣ Be a citizen of a Chevening country listed above, and intend to return there at the end of the period of study;
‣ Have a minimum of two years' work experience;
‣ Not be employees, relatives of employees, or former employees (who left within the past two years) of Her Majesty’s Government (including British Embassies and High Commissions), a partner (sponsor), a sponsoring UK university, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities;
‣ Not have previously studied in the UK under a UK Government-funded scholarship;
‣ Not have dual British nationality (unless you are a Citizen of a British Overseas Territory).
‣ Please note that there is no age limit. More information on eligibility is available in the guidance for applicants.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Applications for 2014/15 Chevening Scholarships will open on 1 September 2013 and close in November 2013 . But Application deadlines vary from country to country. Further information on applying for a 2013 Chevening Scholarship will be made available later this year. Please check the relevant country page for information on application deadlines.
‣ To apply for this Scholarship you should check your country page for details of priority areas and any specific information that applies to applicants from your country, including the closing date for applications.
‣ Before applying, it is imperative that you thoroughly read the Guidance for Applicants and the Terms and Conditions for Chevening Sch Awards as these contain important information on what details you will need to include in your application.
‣ All applications for a 2014/15 Chevening Scholarship must be submitted online by completing the Chevening online application form.
‣ Instructions on submitting your application can be found in the Guidance for Applicants.
‣ We recommend that you save the details of your application in a separate document.
‣ We advise you to submit your application well in advance of the closing date. Due to the large number of applications we receive we regret that we are unable to give individual feedback.
‣ If you have a question about applying for a Chevening Scholarship, please contact us. Please do not contact your local British Embassy or High Commission.
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