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Chevening Scholarship

Chevening Scholarship

Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build long lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Awarding Body
UK Government
Full Scholarship (flights, accommodation, and course fees are all included)
Closed. Applications for Sept 2022 will open in Sept 2021, date tbc.


Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders.

Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree and cover tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs.


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Vietnam

This scholarship is available to all Chevening Countries, if your country is not listed, please check their website to see if your country is eligible.

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Postgraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • All Subjects

Other Requirements

Only ‘Chevening’ countries are eligible, a full list of eligible countries can be found on the Chevening website:

To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after their award has ended.
  • Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university by the time they submit their application. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK but may be different depending on the course and university choice.
  • Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices

How to Apply

Apply via the relevant country page on the Chevening website.

The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when scholars are conditionally selected for an award. 

Chevening Timeline

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