Chevening is the UK government’s international awards programme, which aims to develop global leaders. Chevening is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, offering his two types of awards, the Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Scholarships, with winners from British Embassies and High Commissioners around the world. selected by the association.
Chevening Scholarship Requirements
Be a citizen of a Chevening eligible country or region. Upon completion of her
Fellowship, she will return to the country of her citizenship for at least two years.
At the time of application, you must have completed all components of a Bachelor’s degree in order to be eligible for admission to a postgraduate program at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to her 2 to 1 honors degree in the UK, but can vary depending on course and university choice.
At least 2 years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of professional experience.
I have applied to three different eligible university courses in the UK and have received an unconditional offer from one of these opportunities by 13th July 2023.
If you are a British Overseas Territory citizen or hold a BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong,
You are not eligible for a Chevening Scholarship if you:
- 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.
- Are an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee of Her Majesty’s Government, or have been within the last two years from the opening of Chevening applications (including the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, all British Embassies/High Commissions, the Home Office, the Ministry of Defence, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for International Trade and the UKVI), the British Council, a sponsoring UK university, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
- Employees, former employees, or relatives of an employee of Chevening Partner organisations are eligible to apply, but if the employment took place within the last two years, you cannot receive a Chevening Partner Award from the organisation from which you work, previously worked, or are affiliated with through relatives.
- Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship.
Chevening Scholarship Benefits
The Chevening Programme includes a tailored engagement programme creating opportunities for scholars to network with each other as well as alumni, the FCDO, high profile speakers and partner organisations.
Award recipients receive:
- Payment of tuition fees
- Economy travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only
- An arrival allowance
- The cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only
- A departure allowance
- A contribution of up to £75 for TB testing, where this is required
- A travel top up allowance
- A monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover accommodation and living expenses. The monthly stipend will depend on whether you are studying inside or outside London. These rates are subject to annual review.
How to Apply for Chevening Scholarship
To apply, find the awards available in your country/territory. Begin by selecting your country of citizenship. You can then refine your search depending on if you are applying for a scholarship or a fellowship.