UK Government Fully-Funded Chevening Scholarship for International Students, Apply Now

The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for  Chevening Scholarships from 8th August until 7th November for graduates from developing countries.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible African Countries: Developing countries
To be taken at (country): UK Universities
Eligible Fields of Study: Chevening Scholarships are awarded across a wide range of fields; including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia in any UK University
Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:

  • Essential: Three different UK master’s course choices
  • Optional: English language test results (if you’ve already met the requirements)
  • Optional: UK master’s university offer (if you’ve already met the requirements)

Scholarship Offered Since: 1983
Eligibility: To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country.
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a post-graduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK
  • Have at least two years’ work experience

 

Number of Scholarship: 1,500
Value of Scholarship: A full Chevening Scholarship award normally comprises:

  • payment of tuition fees;
  • travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only;
  • an arrival allowance;
  • a grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis or dissertation (if required);
  • an excess baggage allowance;
  • the cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only;
  • 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. It is currently £917 per month outside London and £1134 per month inside London (subject to annual review).

Duration of Scholarship: One year
How can I Apply?
To apply for a Chevening Scholarship, you must complete and submit an online eChevening application form.
It is important to go through the application instructions on the scholarship webpage before applying.
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