Chevening Awards in India

Applications for 2015/2016 Chevening Scholarship programmes in India 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 Chevening programmes are available in India:

Chevening Master's programmes

Chevening Fellowship programmes

Chevening Master’s programmes in India

What can I study?

For the Chevening Master’s programmes in India, we accept applications from a wide range of subject areas, and particularly welcome applications in the following fields:

  • Science and Innovation
  • Media and communication
  • Management and leadership
  • Healthcare
  • Cyber security

What does a Chevening Scholarship in India include?

A Chevening Scholarship for the India Master’s programme will include the following:

  • 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

There is also a global Chevening fee cap of £13,000 for MBA and Masters 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 about how to apply for an India Master’s scholarship
  2. Follow the instructions on the Apply page to submit your application

Chevening Fellowship programmes in India

In addition to the Chevening Master’s scheme in India there are four short course programmes available. 

Each fellowship programme offers a specifically designed course which is aimed at mid-to-senior level professionals from India who are looking to expand their knowledge and expertise in their specific field of work. The programmes are tailored short courses which run for 8-12 weeks at a designated UK university (please note:  each fellowship programme has a different application closing date.

For further details on what each Fellowship Programme offers, the eligibility criteria and  how to apply please click on the individual Fellowship Programme links above.

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