Chevening Awards in Afghanistan

Applications for 2015/2016 Chevening Scholarships in Afghanistan are now open, and will close on 15 November at 23:59 GMT.

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to talented professionals who are potential future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers. The scholarships offer financial support to study for a Master’s degree at one of the UK’s leading universities, and the opportunity to become part of an influential and highly regarded global network.  

The following awards are available in Afghanistan:

What can I study?

For Chevening Afghanistan Scholarships, we accept applications from a wide range of subject areas, and particularly welcome applications in the following fields:

  • Women and minority communities, focussing on provincial areas
  • Government including public policy, finance, international relations, or technical qualifications
  • Peace and reconciliation, foreign policy, democracy, human rights and governance, defence and security policy
  • Economic policy, revenue collection, business and growth, regional trade and integration
  • Law and justice
  • Media

What does a Chevening Scholarship in Afghanistan include?

  • A monthly stipend
  • Travel to and from your country via an approved route
  • An arrival and excess baggage allowance
  • A thesis or dissertation grant
  • The cost of an entry clearance visa
  • Tuition fees

There is also a global Chevening fee cap of £13,000 for MBA and Master's in Finance. If the tuition fees of your chosen university course exceed this amount, you will be required to fund the remainder of your tuition fees.

How do I apply?

  1. Please read this important information before you apply.
  2. Follow the instructions on the Apply page to submit your application.

Please note: The availability of English language tests in Afghanistan is limited and test dates are usually oversubscribed, so we strongly encourage all applicants to book the next available test as soon as possible.

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