Ambassador Andy Sparkes with Rukamanee Maharjan and Shradha Rijal, winners of this year’s Chevening Scholarships from Nepal

Chevening Awards in Nepal

Applications for 2015/2016 Chevening Scholarships in Nepal 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 offer financial support to study for a Master’s degree at one of the UK’s leading universities, and the opportunity to become part of an influential and highly regarded global network.  

The following awards are available in Nepal:

What can I study?

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

  • Climate Change and Disaster Management (also includes Biodiversity, Ecology, Sustainable Design, Building Construction and Architecture, Crisis/Emergency Management, environmental science)
  • International Relations (also includes politics, diplomacy,)
  • Science and Innovation (also includes software development, design, fashion, TV, radio, business innovation)
  • Human Rights and Democratic Governance (also includes public policy, public administration, journalism and related fields)
  • Economics (also includes development economics, rural development, business administration and management)


What does a Chevening Scholarship in Nepal 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 

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

‘By connecting to the UK Nepal’s future leaders in key fields, our expanding Chevening scholarships programme will help to ensure that education and people-to-people contacts remain a key plank of our partnership.’



Mr Andy Sparkes, HM Ambassador to Nepal