British Chevening Scholarships for International Students


Brief description: Chevening Scholarships are the UK governments 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. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Masters degree, in any subject and at any UK university.


Eligibility: 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. Applicants should be high calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. Applicants should visit the official website for full eligibility criteria.


Host Institution(s): Any university in the UK Field(s) of study: Any subject at any UK university, but you should check your country page for priority areas. Number of Awards: Around 1500 scholarships globally will be offered. Target group: The scholarships are targeted to citizens of Chevening-eligible countries. See the official website for complete list of countries eligible for Chevening scholarships. Scholarship value/inclusions: 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. Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only. Please check the individual country pages for more details.


Application instructions: Applications for 2015/16 Scholarships will open on 1 August 2014. Applications are done through an online application system which will be available on the official websites application page by 1 August 2014. The application deadline for the 2015/2016 is 15 November 2014, 23:59 GMT. It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. Website: Official Scholarship Website:
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