Last Day To Apply: November 03, 2020

Applications for Fully Funded Chevening Scholarships are open for International students, future Leaders and Influencers, willing to make a change, from all over the world to improve their professional and academic talents, network extensively, discover UK culture, and build special relationships in the United Kingdom. 

The Government of the UK awards Fully Funded Chevening Scholarships to develop future world leaders. Funded by partner organizations and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). It offers the Chevening Scholarships award and Chevening Fellowships award. The awardees picked by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.


The Chevening Programme includes a tailored engagement program creating opportunities for students to network with each other and the alumnus, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), speakers, and partner organizations. 

Recipients of awards receive:

  • University tuition fees.
  • A stipend every month.
  • Travel costs.
  • Arrival and a homeward departure allowance.
  • The charge of visa application
  • A grant to attend Chevening events organized in the United Kingdom.


To be eligible for the Chevening Scholarships, the candidate must;

  • Be a citizen of an eligible country.
  • After two years of the end of your award, you will have to return to your home country.
  • Have an undergraduate degree, allowing you to enter a postgraduate program at a United Kingdom university, equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honors degree in the United Kingdom.
  • Have a work experience minimum of 02 years’ (which may be up to five years for scholarship programs, so please refer to your home country page for more details)
  • Apply to the different eligible UK university courses and have an unconditional offer from one of these choices by July 15, 2021.

English Language Requirement

Chevening requires one of the English language tests bellow:

  • Academic IELTS.
  • Pearson PTE Academic.
  • TOEFL iBT.
  • C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge English: Advanced [CAE]).
  • Trinity ISE II (B2).

English Test exemptions

The candidates from those countries are exempt from submitting an English language test for the scholarships: 

The United States, 

Canada, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Belize, British Overseas Territories, Dominica, New Zealand, Ireland, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago.


Candidates have to choose three courses carefully based on current or future career goals. These three courses can be across three different universities or in the same university. Once chosen, you can’t change your choices after your application unless allowed permission to do so at the interview. For scholarship, you must have an unconditional offer for one of your accepted choices by July 15, 2021. The application needs to be individual to your selected courses directly via the university.

Chosen courses must be:

  • Full-time.
  • Start in the autumn semester, usually September or October.
  • Taught master’s (i.e., not research-focused MRes programs).
  • Lead to a master’s degree.
  • Based in the United Kingdom.


Before applying to the Chevening scholarships, successful applicants must have a minimum work-experience requirement, which is 02 years’ of work experience.



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