Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign & 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 UK universities.
Chevening scholarships are open to applicants from over 160 countries and territories around the world, looking to study an eligible one year taught master’s degree at a UK institution. To apply for a Chevening scholarship you must have:
- Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.
- Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended.
- Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university by the time you submit your application. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK but may be different depending on your 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 by the deadline listed on the application timeline.
- Leadership skills such as excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and the sheer determination to achieve your goals
For more information about Chevening, please visit chevening.org.
How to apply
You'll need to apply for both a full time master's degree and a Chevening Scholarship. We recommend applying for your chosen courses of study before or at the same time as applying for a Chevening Scholarship.
Applications for Chevening Scholarships open on 12 September 2023 until 7 November 2023 at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time).
Courses will begin in September 2024.