Chevening in China

Chevening in China

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year master’s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides 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. 

A Chevening Scholarship offers financial support along with the opportunity to become part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.

Applicants can choose any course of study at any UK higher education institution. Visit the UK government's website if you would like to learn more about what the UK is doing in China.

CHEVENING/CHINA SCHOLARSHIP COUNCIL AWARDS

The Chevening/China Scholarship Council Awards are open to applicants currently working in government or a quasi-government institution or to current academic staff member of a Chinese university. Applicants for this particular award must make two separate applications. Please visit the China Scholarship Council page to find out more and start your application.

CHEVENING/N8 RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP AWARDS

Chevening is pleased to be working with the N8 Research Partnership to provide expanded opportunities for Chinese scholars to study in the north of England. From 2017/2018, there will be an increased number of Chevening Scholarship places offered to Chinese students at Durham University, Lancaster University, University of Leeds, University of Liverpool, Newcastle University, University of Sheffield, and University of York. You can use our online course finder to search for Chevening-eligible courses at these universities.

SEARCHING FOR FELLOWSHIPS? There are also fellowships available in China. Find out more about Chevening Fellowships in China. 

What is included?

  • university tuition fees
  • a monthly stipend
  • travel costs to and from the UK
  • an arrival allowance
  • a homeward departure allowance
  • the cost of one visa application
  • a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK

Partners

Chevening is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations. Our partners contribute to Chevening in various ways, helping us to develop talented individuals from across the globe who will go on to be future leaders and decision makers.

The below partner organisations co-sponsor Chevening Awards in your country, enabling us to offer more Chevening Scholars the opportunity to study in the UK.

If your application is successful and you have applied to study a subject or degree programme supported by one of our partners, you will be considered for a co-sponsored Chevening Award.

Find out more about our partner organisations, the areas of study they support and why they have committed to supporting Chevening in your country by reading their profiles.

Local news

Forty-five Chevening Fellows from across six different fellowship programmes attended a special networking reception and dinner at Fishmongers’ Hall, London. The third of its kind, the Annual Fellowships Dinner was hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The evening brought together fellows from Bangladesh, China, India, Maldives, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, South Africa and Sri Lanka. With such a range of fellows with varying professional and personal backgrounds all in one place, the evening was the perfect networking opportunity for our fellows. Read more
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‘I raise up my voice - not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard... we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.’ ―Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Giving women a fair role in society has to be a priority now and for the future. Including women in decision-making and realising their important role in society is a crucial step towards development. Read more
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Global news

As part of the 'Best of British’ series, Chevening Scholars explored one of the UK’s most historic sites—The Roman Baths. Read more
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Chevening Scholars had the privilege of an exclusive tour of 10 Downing Street on Wednesday, 12 April, the official residence and office of the UK Prime Minister. 24 scholars won the chance to get a rare glimpse behind the famous black door, inside an historic and elegant building where key decisions have been taken in the UK since 1735, including this week's decision to call a general election. Read more
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Chevening Scholars seized the opportunity to learn about Welsh politics, language, and cultural distinctiveness through a trip to the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff.  The day-long event was part of the 'Best of British presents…’ series of trips which aims to showcase the national identities, cultures, and political institutions of the four constituent nations that make up the United Kingdom. Read more
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On 4 March, Chevening Scholars gathered with their families at the British Embassy in Seoul to learn about and discuss the global food crisis at an event co-hosted with Oxfam. The event, titled ‘OXFAM X Sam Kim Food Truck’, gave participants the chance to taste Korean chef Sam Kim’s pasta, learn more about Oxfam Korea’s work, fundraise for Oxfam Korea, and be reminded of how precious a meal can be in a world where not everyone is so lucky.   Read more
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