Programmes

Chevening offers a diverse range of fellowships, enabling mid-career professionals from across the globe to enhance their knowledge. Click on the programmes for more details about each, including profiles of our current fellows and of our esteemed alumni.

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Chevening British Library Fellowship

This fellowship offers international experts a year-long professional project-based placement at one of the world’s greatest research libraries. Fellows will have the privilege of working with the library’s extensive collections, and benefit from the professional expertise of the British Library's staff. 

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Chevening China Fellowships

The British Embassy and British Consulates-General in China work closely with a number of key Chinese institutions and top UK universities to support the professional development of mid-career fellows in key thematic sectors through distinct research fellowship programmes.

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Chevening Clore Fellowship

This fellowship brings together some of the most creative and dynamic cultural leaders from around the world for a life-changing adventure. It is an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually-tailored leadership programme that has been shaping exceptional cultural leaders for the last 13 years. 

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Chevening Cyber Security Fellowship

This fellowship delivered at Cranfield University at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, provides fellows with an understanding of policy and legislative approaches in cyber security and its implications for national security, commercial opportunity, crime prevention, and the right to privacy.

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Chevening Gas Market Reform Fellowship

This fellowship offers senior professionals from the energy sector the opportunity to work alongside leading academics on their chosen independent research projects. Fellows receive support from an academic supervisor as well as unrestricted access to classes, lectures, and seminars to conduct their own research.

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Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence

This flagship fellowship addresses issues faced by leaders in all fields and explores changing ideas and practices of leadership, looking at the implications of globalisation for Indian leaders. It attracts young high-flyers and mid-career professional leaders from diverse backgrounds. 

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Chevening Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (& Abdullah Gül) Fellowships

These fellowships enable mid-career academics or professionals to undertake a period of self-directed research focussing on the culture and civilisation of Islam and contemporary Muslim societies in a global context. Fellows will benefit from meeting a multi-disciplinary group of scholars focusing on the Islamic world.

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Chevening Parliamentarians Programme Fellowship

This programme provides distinguished Indian MPs the opportunity to engage in discussions on key contemporary issues impacting the world, the UK, and India, including leadership, international relations, health, education, foreign policy, human rights, social and public policy.

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Chevening Rolls Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship

This programme enables fellows to understand the UK science field, innovation management processes, and the interactions between research, innovation, and economic development. The programme also covers wider issues including global challenges, politics, and international relations.

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Chevening South Asian Journalism Programme

This programme explores the different ways in which the media play a part in holding democratic processes to account through eight intensive weeks of lectures, visits, and discussions that introduce fellows to key UK academics, media organisations, and political figures.

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Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship

This programme will build expertise in specialist skills such as risk management and financial regulation, expose fellows to international financial markets and regulatory systems, and promote cross-border cooperation. Fellows will return better equipped to develop India's financial services sector. 

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