Chevening Scholarships - University of Essex

Awarded by : University of Essex

Updated on Apr 27, 2022
Nidhi Yadav

University Research Analyst

Chevening Scholarships - University of Essex

  • Applicable for

    University of Essex in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 21,29,400/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    Varies

  • 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 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 University of Essex in UK

  • Applicable to all 1 year Master programmes

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 21,000 => Rs 21,29,400

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 ×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 ×Not covered in scholarship

  • 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 honors 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 14 July 2022
  • 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 +187 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • 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
  • Education documents (copies of your original certificates and/or transcripts in their original language)
  • A short biography that tells more about the applicant

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • Deadline has passed
Reading Committee Assessment Not Available
  • Mid-November To December 2021
Applicant Shortlisted for Interviews Not Available
  • Early to Mid-February 2022
References and Education Documents Deadline Not Available
  • February to late April 2022
Interviews Not Available
  • 28 February to 29 April 2022
Results Not Available
  • Early June 2022
Offer Deadline July 14, 2022
  • The deadline to receive and submit at least one unconditional UK university offer is 17:00 BST (UK time) on 14 July 2022

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_faq=&chevening_topic=accepting-an-award&chevening_audience=applicants
Contact email funding@essex.ac.uk

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