Chevening Scholarships - University of York

Awarded by : University of York

Updated on Jun 19, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Chevening Scholarships - University of York

  • Applicable for

    University of York in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 26,26,752/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    Varies

  • Course Level

    Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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Scholarship Overview

  • Chevening Scholarships enable outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue a one-year Masters's degree in the UK
  • Chevening looks for the kind of people who have the passion, ideas, and influence to provide the solutions and leadership needed to create a better future
  • The Chevening Scholarships are funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK. Significant contributions are also made by partner organizations
  • The scholarships are offered in over 150 countries and are generally awarded for one year of master's courses. They enable talented graduates and young professionals who are identified as the potential leaders of tomorrow to develop strong links with the UK and with each other in a global network

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 26,930 => Rs 26,26,752

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

  • Ten co-funded by York, plus the main awards

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
    • 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 +160 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR 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
  • Deadline has been passed

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 international@york.ac.uk

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