Chevening UK Government Scholarships for International Students 2017


Horndiplomat-The Chevening Scholarship Programme is a prestigious financial aid awards scheme that funds international postgraduate students who want to study in the UK for one academic year. Chevening Scholarships not only offer financial support to study for a Master’s degree at the UK’s leading universities, but the opportunity to become part of an influential and highly regarded global network. It aims to attract talented professionals who are potential future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers.

Do you have the potential to be a future leader and a desire to study in the UK? A Chevening award offers financial support along with the opportunity of becoming part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network. If you would like to enhance your leadership skills and become part of the growing Chevening network, please see the information below to apply.

Course(s) Offered: Several disciplines. Scholarships are provided to study any subject at any UK University
Course Level: Graduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: British Government
Country to Study in: UK
There are no age restrictions for Chevening Scholarships. To qualify for a Chevening Scholarship, you must:
*. Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
*. Return to their country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after their award has ended
*. Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a postgraduate 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 (this may be up to five years for fellowship programmes, please refer to your 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 13 July 2017
*. Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017
If you do not meet the above criteria please do not apply. Your application will not be considered.

You are not eligible for a Chevening scholarship if you:

*. Hold British or dual British citizenship (unless you are a citizen of a British Overseas Territory or hold BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong)
*. Are an employee, a relative of an employee, or a former employee (since July 2015) of Her Majesty’s Government(including British Embassies/High Commissions, the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK Trade and Investment, the Ministry of Defence and the Home Office), the British Council, a partner, a sponsoring UK university, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities
*. Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship. Chevening Alumni are not eligible to apply for a further scholarship but may be eligible to apply for a fellowship five years after completion of the first award.
Eligible Countries

Citizens of all Commonwealth countries.

Scholarship Benefits

*. Payment of tuition fees (see point 1.2.a in relation to MBA fee caps)
*. Economy travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only
*. An arrival allowance
*. The cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only
*. A departure allowance
*. A contribution of up to £75 for TB testing, where this is required
*. A travel top up allowance
*. 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. These rates are subject to annual review. Stipend payments will be made to you on or around the 21st of the month for the following full month. Where you arrive in the UK or leave the UK part way through the month, the stipend for that month will be adjusted as appropriate.

Method of Application

Applications for Chevening Scholarships can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on the official application page. Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:
You can submit your initial application without the required optional documents and upload them to your application at any point up to 13 July 2017. Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.

It is recommended that you read the guidance on the official webpage (link to it is below) to help you submit an eligible application.

Application deadline

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships are open between 12:00 GMT on 8 August 2016 and 12:00 BST on 8 November 2016 (both midday UK time). The deadline is 12:00 GMT (midday UK time) on 8 November 2016. Visit to apply.

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