Chevening Scholarships- Durham University (MSc Management)

Awarded by : Durham University

Updated on May 17, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Chevening Scholarships- Durham University (MSc Management)

  • Applicable for

    Durham University in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 27,37,800/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    10

  • Course Level

    Masters

  • Intake year

    Oct 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 27,000 => Rs 27,37,800

Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 98.92 (last updated 1st December 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

  • 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 6.5)
PTE Required (minimum score 62)
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 2:1 honors degree in the UK
  • IELTS: 6.5 with min score of 6.0 in each section
  • PTE: 62 with min score of 59 in each component
  • Applicants must have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience
    • The types of work experience that are eligible for Chevening can include:
      • Full-time employment
      • Part-time employment
      • Voluntary work
      • Paid or unpaid internships
  • 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 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. Your contact details: address, email address, and phone number
    2. How long have you known the applicant?
    3. In what capacity do you know the applicant? (e.g. professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious, etc.)
    4. When did you 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:

  • 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 Durham University are encouraged to select Durham 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 
Applicants shortlisted for interview Not Available
  • Early to Mid February 2022
Deadline to submit references and education documents Not Available
  • February to late April 2022
Interview Period Not Available
  • 28 February to 29 April 2022
Interview Result Announcement Not Available
  • Early June 2022
Offer deadline July 14, 2022
  • 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
Contact email scholarships.advice@durham.ac.uk
Phone number +44 (0)191 334 6395

Additional Information

  • Applicants are not eligible for a Chevening Scholarship if they:
    • Hold British or dual British citizenship (unless you are a citizen of a British Overseas Territory or hold BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong)
    • Hold refugee status in a non-Chevening eligible country. Applicants who are citizens of a Chevening-eligible country and who hold refugee status in a Chevening-eligible country are eligible for a scholarship
    • Employees, former employees, or relatives of an employee (since July 2018) of Chevening Partner organizations are eligible to apply, but cannot receive a Chevening Partner Award from the organization from which they work, previously worked, or are affiliated with through relatives
    • Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship

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