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

Time has passed so fast. Our year in the UK is almost complete and we are thinking about our plans for when we return to our home countries. The dissertation is coming for us and the applicants selected to study in the UK this year are being contacted. If you need motivation for your final exams, for your dissertation, for passing your IELTS or fulfilling the final requirements for Chevening, I collected some of the current scholars’ opinions to help inspire you. I asked scholars: ‘What has been the best of your Chevening journey?’   Read more
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Financial Services fellows at King's College London
The first eight Chevening Standard Chartered Financial Services Fellows were welcomed to the UK at a reception held at their host institution, King’s College London (KCL). The fellowship, which is open to mid-career Indian professionals with a background in finance, seeks to builds expertise in areas such as risk management, actuarial sciences, investment management, and financial regulation. In doing so, it aims to promote cross-border cooperation between India and the UK by sharing best practices and developing a mutual appreciation of regulatory systems. Read more
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Global news

1,890 Chevening Scholars came together to celebrate a successful year as part of the programme on Wednesday, 5 July at London’s historic Alexandra Palace. It was a chance for scholars to say goodbye to one another, look back on a year of study and cultural activities in the UK, and also to open up new opportunities as the scholars become part of the global Chevening Alumni network. Read more
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The British Council Study UK Alumni Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of international alumni who studied at UK universities. There are three award categories: Professional Achievement Award, Entrepreneurial Award, and Social Impact Award. From thousands of applications and nominations for these awards in their respective countries, we congratulate the following 17 Cheveners who were selected as finalists, and three as winners.   Egypt Read more
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On 23 March 2017, former Chevening Scholars gathered at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi for a gala dinner, the launchpad for the new Chevening Kenya Chapter. The Chevening Alumni Group Network spent months planning the official launch and dinner, which was hosted by the British High Commissioner to Kenya, Nic Hailey, and attended by other officials from the high commission. Read more
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We hear and read so much about climate change, global warming, and protecting and saving the planet. But why should we be concerned about these issues when we are facing problems with unemployment, rising costs of living, and increasing house prices? Read more
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