Chevening Scholarships

Awarded by : Chevening

Updated on Nov 25, 2022
Tanuj Kumar

University Research Analyst

Chevening Scholarships

  • Applicable for

    All universities in UK

  • No. of students to be awarded

    Varies

  • Course Level

    Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2023

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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Scholarship Overview

The global scholarship program of the Government of the United Kingdom (UK), the Chevening Scholarship offers future front-runners a unique opportunity to study in the UK. Exceptional students from all over the world are eligible to apply for the Chevening Scholarship that would allow them to pursue a one-year postgraduate degree in any subject at any university in the UK. The UK Government’s international awards scheme, Chevening is aimed at developing global leaders.

The Chevening Scholarship is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and collaborates with a number of universities, governments, and private sector organizations from around the globe to support and enhance the experience of Chevening Scholars, Fellows, and Alumni. 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. One of the most sought-after study destinations, Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future trailblazers and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

 

 

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in UK

  • Chevening enables outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year master’s degrees in the UK

Scholarship amount details

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 ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

  • university tuition fees
  • a monthly stipend
  • travel costs to and from the UK
  • an arrival allowance
  • a homeward departure allowance
  • the cost of one visa application
  • a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

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)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 60.0%)
Work Experience Required (minimum 2 years)
Interview Required

Eligibility

  • Applicants must:
    • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory
    • Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK 
    • Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience. The types of work experience include:
      • Full-time employment
      • Part-time employment
      • Voluntary work
      • Paid or unpaid internships
    • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses:
      • Applicants must choose full-time and,
      • Taught 1-year master’s (i.e. not research-focused MRes programs)
      • Start in the autumn term 
      • Lead to a master’s degree qualification
      • Based in the UK
    • Have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 15 July 2021
  • 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
    • The interview panel will include representatives from the British embassy or high commission, who will use the global Chevening criteria to assess your answers
    • 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 them to explain their personal and professional aspirations, and how Chevening can facilitate their achievement of these goals

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +161 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 recommended. Referees should be people who can comment on applicants' general suitability to receive a Chevening Award. Referees should be known to the applicant, either in an academic or professional capacity. They should not be a relative or close personal friend. Reference should cover the following:
    • Your contact details: address, email address, and phone number
    • How long have you known the applicant?
    • In what capacity do you know the applicant? (e.g. professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious, etc.)
    • When did you last have regular contact with the applicant?
    • 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 program in the UK

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • Deadlines have been past
Reading Committee Assessment Not Available
  • Mid-November to December 2022
Applicant Shortlisted For Interviews Not Available
  • Early to Mid-February 2023
References and Education Documents Deadline Not Available
  • February to Late April 2023
Interviews Not Available
  • 28 February to 29 April 2023
Results Not Available
  • Early June 2023
Offer Deadline July 13, 2023
  • Offer Deadline

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

FAQ Link https://www.chevening.org/faqs/?chevening_audience=applicants

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