The Chevening Scholarships are aimed at future leaders from around the world who want to undertake a one-year Masters in the UK.
The Chevening – United Kingdom scholarships are part of the United Kingdom government’s international study grants and scholarships program. It is funded by the Foreign Office, the Commonwealth, the Development Office, and various partner organizations. The Chevening Scholarship is an international scholarship that enables students with leadership abilities from 144 countries to undertake postgraduate study or courses at universities in the United Kingdom.
CHEVENING OFFERS TWO TYPES OF SUPPORT PROGRAMS:
1. Chevening Scholarships for Master’s degrees
2. Chevening Scholarships for mid-career professionals.
Chevening candidates come from a wide range of countries and backgrounds, but all demonstrate the passion, vision, and skills needed to shape a better world.
There are many benefits to being selected, including tuition fees or a fully funded study program, living expenses, and flights to and from the UK.
Other benefits include access to exclusive networking events, workshops, talks, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
At the end of your fellowship, you will be equipped with the knowledge and networks to bring your ideas to life and thrive in your career.
Upon completion of their study programs, Cheveners join a global network of more than 50,000 alumni.
Chevening alumni have an excellent track record of rising to leadership positions and bringing new ideas and positive change to a wide range of fields, including politics, business, arts and media, civil society, and law.
Studying in the UK on a Chevening scholarship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
The UK has a unique education system that allows you to develop skills and knowledge that you definitely can’t get at home.
What benefits do the Chevening Scholarships – the UK offer?
1. University tuition fees
2. A monthly stipend to cover accommodation and cost of living
expenses 3. Travel expenses to and from the UK
4. An arrival
allowance 5. A homecoming allowance
6. The cost of a visa application
7. Other benefits
What are the requirements to achieve one of the Chevening Scholarships – United Kingdom?
1. Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.
2. Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your grant ends.
3. Have completed all the components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to enter a postgraduate program at a UK university at the time of submitting your application. This is usually equivalent to a UK upper second class 2:1 honors degree but can be different depending on the course and university you choose.
4. Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.
5. Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer of one of these options before the date specified.
6. Ineligible applications will be rejected, so it is important that you verify that you meet our eligibility criteria before you begin your application.
YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIP IF
a. You have British or dual British citizenship (unless you are a British Overseas Territory citizen or have BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong).
b. You have refugee status in a country that does not meet the Chevening requirements. Applicants who are citizens of a Chevening-eligible country and who have refugee status in a Chevening-eligible country are eligible for a scholarship.
c. You are an employee, former employee, or relative of an employee of Her Majesty’s Government, or have been in the last two years since the opening of Chevening applications (including British Embassies/High Commissions; Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Department for International Trade; the Ministry of Defence; and the Home Office), or a member of the staff of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
d. Employees, former employees, or family members of an employee of Chevening Partner organizations are eligible to apply, but if the employment took place within the last two years, you cannot receive a Chevening Partner Award from the organization you work for, previously worked, or are affiliated through relatives.
and. Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK government-funded scholarship.
F. Once submitted, applications are electronically screened against our eligibility criteria. Any application found to be ineligible will be removed from the selection process. Check out the list of common errors here. If you make these errors on your application form, your application will not be eligible. Please note that once you have submitted your application, it is not possible to change it retroactively.
How do I apply?
1. APPLICATIONS OPEN AT 12:00 BST
1.1. Apply through the link for your country or territory at: https://www.chevening.org/apply/
1.2. You can also apply on page: https://chevening.smartsimpleuk.com/s_Login.jsp
2. APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 12:00 GMT
2.1. Please note that the application submission deadline is 1st November 2022 at 12:00 GMT (noon UK time)
SUPPORT PAGES FOR APPLICANTS. We recommend that you review the following pages to help you prepare your application:
a. Courses: https://www.chevening.org/scholarships/guidance/courses/
b. Eligibility: https://www.chevening.org/scholarships/who-can-apply/eligibility/
c. References: https://www.chevening.org/scholarships/guidance/references/
d. Work experience: https://www.chevening.org/scholarships/who-can-apply/work-experience/
e. For information on the application and selection process, visit the Application Timeline: https://www.chevening.org/scholarships/application-timeline/ and FAQs: https://www.chevening.org/ faqs/?chevening_topic= & chevening_type = & chevening_audience = applicants
What are the key dates?
THE APPLICATION TIMELINE PAGE IS: (https://www.chevening.org/scholarships/application-timeline/)
The Chevening selection process takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline until applicants are conditionally selected for a scholarship.
The timeline page contains an overview of the application and selection process to track your application.
APPLICATION OPENING: 2 AUGUST 2022
Applications open at 12:00 BST
APPLICATION CLOSING NOVEMBER 1, 2022
Applications close at 12:00 GMT
The deadline for submission of applications is November 1, 2022 at 12:00 GMT (noon UK time).
Read our application guide and then apply through your country or territory page at www.chevening.org/apply