Birkbeck-Chevening Partnership Awards (All Masters except Management)

Awarded by : Birkbeck, University of London

Updated on Apr 18, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Birkbeck-Chevening Partnership Awards (All Masters except Management)

  • Applicable for

    Birkbeck, University of London in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 16,60,932/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Oct 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • Chevening scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations
  • The scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential
  • Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree at universities across the UK
  • There are over 44,000 Chevening Alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Birkbeck, University of London in UK

  • Applicable to all 1 year Master programs

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 16,380 => Rs 16,60,932

Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 97.54 (last updated 8th June 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • Tuition fees provided by Birkbeck; living costs provided by the UK Government (through the Chevening Secretariat)

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 5

  • Five awards per year

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • Must return to home country after course completion

  • Applicant must return to his/her country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after the award has ended

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6.5)
PTE Required (minimum score 58)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 50.0%)
Work Experience Required (minimum 2 years)
Interview Required


  • Applicant must not have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship
  • Applicant must have an undergraduate degree. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:2 honours degree in the UK
  • IELTS: 6.5 with min score of 5.5 in each section
  • PTE: 58 with min score of 42 in each component
  • Work Experience: Min 2 yrs required. It can be-
    • Full-time employment
    • Part-time employment
    • Voluntary work
    • Paid or unpaid internships
    • Work experience can be completed before, during, or after graduating from undergraduate studies
  • Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. The interview will be in the city where the British Embassy or High Commission has a representation 
  • The interview will be a competency-based panel assessment conducted in English. Applicants will be asked a series of questions discussing some of the information they provided in the application form. The panel will ask questions that will enable applicants to explain his/her personal and professional aspirations, and how Chevening can facilitate their achievement of these goals. Applicants course choices will also be discussed and they will be asked to provide an update on their applications

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +210 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Work Experience Required

  • LOR: 2 Reference letters are required. Referees should be people who can comment on applicants general suitability to receive a Chevening Award. Referees should be known to applicant, either in an academic or professional capacity. They should not be a relative or close personal friend
  • Reference should cover the following:

    1) How long have you known the applicant? 
    2) In what capacity do you know the applicant? (e.g. professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious) 
    3) When you last had regular contact with the applicant
    4) A brief overall endorsement of the applicant, including their:

    • Skills in leadership and networking
    • Personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities
    • Ability to complete a demanding academic programme in the UK
  • Application Process: Applications must be submitted online via the Chevening website. Applicants can choose 3 different UK universities to seek admission with the scholarship. All applicants who wish to be considered for an award at Birkbeck are encouraged to select Birkbeck as their first preference in their Chevening application

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • Applications are closed now 

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

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