Fellowships in India

Chevening Fellowships in India

Chevening Fellowships are awarded to talented professionals who are potential future leaders, decision-makers, and opinion formers. The fellowships offer financial support to mid-career professionals already in positions of leadership and influence. These people are active in their field or subject and are looking to further enhance and expand their knowledge, skills and expertise by spending time in the UK on a short course or for a predetermined period of self-directed research.

The following fellowships are currently closed for applications:

  • Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship
  • Chevening/Cyber Security Fellowship 
  • Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship (CRISP) 
  • Chevening/British Library Fellowship 
  • Chevening/Clore Fellowship 
  • Chevening/Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellowship
  • Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence

 

SEARCHING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS? There are also scholarships available in India. Find out more about Chevening Scholarships in India. 

How to apply

Applications for Chevening Fellowships can be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the 'apply' button on this page.

Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Fellowship please ensure you have the following ready:

Essential:

  • Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English
  • Valid passport/national ID card
  • University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate)

Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.

Optional:

  • English language (if already met the requirements) 

You can submit your initial application without the optional document and upload them to your application at a later date. 

Application guidance

It is recommended that you read the guidance below to help you submit an eligible application.

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.

All of our partners are like-minded organisations, who have a real passion and desire to enhance the lives of people from all corners of the earth. Find out more about them, 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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