Applications are open for Fully Funded Chevening Scholarships for International students who are future Leaders and Influencers, willing to make a change, from all over the globe to develop their professional and academic skills, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting and unforgettable relationships with the UK. Chevening Scholarships Individuals will benefit from gaining practical experience in the UK through the Chevening Clore fellowship program in 2023 in order to contribute to the development of their areas and the UK through learned academic knowledge. You will be able to broaden your practical experience by interacting with nearly 14000 people who work in the network of embassies and consulates. The UK FCDO collaborates with many international organizations to advance global security and British interests. As a result, your involvement will teach you about how diplomatic connections are maintained in a changing international order and how the interests of your country and its citizens are safeguarded by peaceful means.
The UK Government’s international awards Fully Funded Chevening Scholarships aimed at developing future world leaders. It is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations and offers two types of awards – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the awardees of which are selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.
The Chevening Programme includes a tailored engagement program creating opportunities for scholars to network with each other as well as alumni, the FCO, high-profile speakers, and partner organizations. Award recipients receive:
- University tuition fees
- A monthly stipend
- Travel costs to and from the UK
- An arrival allowance
- A homeward departure allowance
- The cost of one visa application
- A travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK
To be eligible for Fully Funded Chevening Scholarships, the applicant must;
- Be a citizen of a Chevening eligible country
- Return to your home country for a minimum period of 02 years after your award has ended
- Have an undergraduate degree, enabling you to gain entry into a postgraduate program at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honors degree in the UK.
- Have a minimum of 02 years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience (which may be up to five years for fellowship programs, so please refer to your home country page for further details)
- Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by July 13, 2023
English Language Requirement
Chevening accepts English language tests from the following:
- Academic IELTS
- Pearson PTE Academic
- TOEFL iBT
- C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge English: Advanced [CAE])
- Trinity ISE II (B2)
English language exemptions
The applicants from the following countries are exempt from submitting an English language test for a Chevening Award:
The United States, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, , St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, and the Grenadines, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica Trinidad and Tobago, and British Overseas Territories
Applicants are required to choose three courses carefully based on their current or future career goals. These can be three different courses at the same institution or three related courses across up to three different universities. Once chosen, you will not be able to change your course choices after submitting your application, unless you are granted permission to do so at the interview stage. For scholarship, you must get an unconditional offer for one of your course choices by the July 13, 2023 deadline. You need to apply separately to your selected courses directly via the university
The courses you choose must be:
- Start in the autumn term (usually September/October)
- Taught master’s (i.e. not research-focused MRes programs)
- Lead to a master’s degree qualification
- Based in the UK
Before submitting their Chevening application, successful applicants are required to meet the minimum work experience requirement for the award that they are applying to:
- Chevening Scholarships – 02 years of work experience
Applications are no longer being accepted.
Chevening Award applications can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, which is accessible via the ‘apply’ option on your country’s page. The application deadline is November 1, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. GMT (midday).
It is critical to consult the official website’s individual nation page for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.