Chevening Scholarships for 2017/2018


What is Chevening?

Chevening Scholarship is the UK government's global scholarship programme aimed at future leaders to pursue a one-year master's at any UK university. These scholarships enable future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Chevening is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. 

Why Apply?

Chevening offers a unique opportunity for outstanding future leaders from over 160 countries and territories to pursue one-year master's degrees in any subject at any UK university. There are a wealth of benefits to being awarded a Chevening Scholarship, including:

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Set living expenses
  • Return flights to the UK
  • A vast engagement programme, including exclusive networking events, volunteering opportunities, talks, and trips across the UK
  • Joining an influential global network of 46.000 Chevening Alumni

Am I Eligible?

In order to submit an eligible Chevening Scholarship application, you must:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country, and return there for a minimum of two years after completing your scholarship
  • Have completed an undergraduate degree
  • Have at least two years work experience
  • Not have previously received funding from the UK government to study in the UK

There is no upper age limit. For full list of criteria please see

How to Apply 

Apply directly online between 8 August and 8 November 2016 at