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Chevening Scholarships

Welcome to Chevening

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.

Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

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November saw the launch of the Chevening Relays – a new initiative that aims to encourage Cheveners to collaborate, network, travel, and take collective responsibility for a common goal. The simple concept requires that each baton be safely passed around the network, with Cheveners given the option to undertake specific bonus challenges whilst in possession of the baton. Read more
Chevening Relay, University of Bangor
Chevening Scholars travelled from around the UK to Edinburgh for the latest Best of British event on Wednesday, 25 November. Read more
Edinburgh, Scottish Parliament, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Chevening Relay, Joshua Mwamulima
At a critical time in Egypt’s history, the British Embassy in Cairo is now investing again in this outstanding group, as part of Britain’s commitment to a successful Egypt  full of empowered citizens and healthy institutions. Read more
Masterclass, Leadership, Alumni relations
Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, was the setting for the latest Best of British event for Chevening Scholars. Read more
Blenheim Palace, Winston Churchill, Cream Tea