Chevening Awards in Egypt

Applications for 2015/2016 Chevening Scholarships in Egypt 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 not only offer financial support to study for a Master’s degree at the UK’s leading universities, but the opportunity to become part of an influential and highly regarded global network. 

The following awards are available in Egypt:

What can I study?

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

  • Politics and International Relations
  • Law and Human Rights
  • Communication, Media and Journalism
  • Economics and Finance
  • Public Policy
  • Development Studies

What does a Chevening Scholarship in Egypt 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 up to £13,000 

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.
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A message from the Embassy

'The Chevening programme is one of the best ways the UK can support the next generation of Egyptian leaders and I’m proud of the positive impact Chevening has had over the last 30 years.'


Stephen Hickey, Chargé d'Affaires, Cairo