Chevening is a global scholarship programme run by the UK government that provides future leaders with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study in the UK. Outstanding professionals from all around the world are given these scholarships to study a one-year master’s degree in any field at any UK university.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) funds the Chevening Scholarship, which works with a variety of universities, governments, and private sector organisations throughout the world to support and enrich the experience of Chevening Scholars, Fellows, and Alumni. Chevening offers two types of awards: Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships, both of which are chosen by British embassies and high commissions all around the world. Chevening, one of the most coveted study locations, provides a one-of-a-kind chance for future trailblazers and influencers from around the world to grow professionally and academically.

Chevening Scholarship Rewards:

The Chevening scholarship initiative, which is financed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, provides financial help to individuals who wish to pursue a master’s degree in the United Kingdom. The details of the benefits granted to students who enrol as Chevening scholars at any UK university are listed here.

  • • Tuition expenses – The Chevening scholarship amount is set at GBP 18,000 if a candidate qualifies for an MBA programme. If the fee exceeds this amount, the candidate will be responsible for the remaining funds.
  • Travel expenses – Candidates are reimbursed for economy class travel expenses to and from their country of residency via an approved route.
  • Allowances for arrival. The cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for only the candidates
  • The cost of an application for entry clearance (visa) is only for the candidates
  • Allowances for departure

•     Up to GBP 75 for tuberculosis tests, if required

  • A supplement to your vacation budget
  • A monthly stipend as a living allowance to cover living expenses and housing (stipend depends on whether the candidate is studying in London or outside of it)

Eligibility:

For getting a Chevening Scholarship you must:

  • Be a citizen of a nation or territory that qualifies for Chevening.
  • After your award has finished, you must return to your home country for a minimum of two years.
  • By the time you submit your application, you must have completed all components of a bachelor’s degree that will allow you to enrol in a postgraduate programme at a UK university.
  • In the United Kingdom, this is usually equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honour degree, though this may vary based on your study and university of choice.
  • Have worked for at least two years (equal to 2,800 hours).
  • By July 15, 2021, you must have applied to three different approved UK university courses and obtained an unconditional offer from one of them.

Application Process:

  • Candidates must first go to the Chevening official website to access the online application system for the Chevening scholarship.
  • Next, click the ‘Apply’ button, which will send the applicant to a new page where they must choose their country/territory and level from the choice boxes before clicking ‘Search.’
  • Applicants must register as new users on the Chevening website.
  • Now, log in with your freshly established username and ID and begin filling out the Chevening scholarship application by accurately completing a series of online screening questions.
  • Candidates must fill in all needed details in the following stage of the application procedure. They must also list their preferred courses and universities in the United Kingdom.
  • Finally, the application form should be submitted after ensuring all the details entered in the form are correct.