Chevening Scholarships- Durham University (MBA)

Awarded by : Durham University

Updated on Jun 17, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Chevening Scholarships- Durham University (MBA)

  • Applicable for

    Durham University in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 34,13,900/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    10

  • Course Level

    Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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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 programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK
  • Chevening 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
  • There are over 41,000 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 Durham University in UK

  • Applicable to all Postgraduate Taught programmes

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 35,000 => Rs 34,13,900

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 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

  • Most Chevening Scholarships 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

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 10

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 7)
PTE Required (minimum score 68)
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
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable them to gain entry to a postgraduate program at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an Upper Second Class Bachelor Degree, or international equivalent
  • IELTS: 7.0 with min score of 6.0 in each section
  • PTE: 68 with no less than 59 in each Communicative Skill
  • Work Experience: Ateast 3yrs 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 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 fully explain their personal and professional aspirations and how Chevening can facilitate these goals for them
    • 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 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:
    1. The applicant's contact details: address, email address, and phone number
    2. How long have they known the applicant?
    3. In what capacity do they know the applicant? (e.g. professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious, etc.)
    4. When did they last have regular contact with the applicant?
    5. 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

Application Process:

  • Stage1: Applicants need to submit an academic application to Durham University. Within this application should be a reference to an intention to apply for a Chevening scholarship
  • Stage 2: Submit an online scholarship application via the Chevening website
  • Applicants must complete the application form in English. If the application form is not completed in English, it will be deemed ineligible

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).

FAQ Link https://www.chevening.org/faqs/?chevening_topic=&chevening_type=&chevening_audience=applicants
Contact email scholarships.advice@durham.ac.uk
Phone number +44 (0)191 334 6395

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