The Chevening Scholarships Programme was established in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scholarship scheme with an influential global alumni network exceeding 43,000. It is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.
Chevening offers full scholarships to outstanding individuals from more than 150 countries and territories to study for up to one year at Master’s level in higher education institutions across the UK. Chevening Scholars are high achievers working in government, business, academia, the media and civil society who demonstrate the qualities and ambition to rise to positions of leadership in their home countries.
Chevening is constantly looking for opportunities to extend its reach and impact and partnerships are a highly effective way of achieving this.
We are in the process of finalising some exciting new partnerships for the upcoming 2015/2016 competition. Please check back soon as details of all our partners are currently being updated.
Are you interested in becoming a Chevening Partner? Read about our partnership opportunities.
Explore our current partnership award opportunities in this section of the Chevening website. Please also refer to your country page for details of unique award opportunities available to candidates from your home country.
Partnership awards are a way for our partners to ensure they reach candidates from certain countries or within particular academic disciplines in addition to the high quality candidates who apply through the open awards. Our partners also welcome candidates from all Chevening-eligible countries; have a look at the available awards to find out more about the opportunities open to you.
Chevening Partnerships enable scholars and partners to establish deeper and more enduring connections with each other. As the recipient of a partnership award, you will stand to benefit from unique networking opportunities and other bespoke enrichment events offered by Chevening’s partners.
By applying for a partnership award, you can increase your chances of being selected at your preferred university.
Many of our partnership awards are available to candidates from a select few countries, or for specific fields of study. This means your application will initially be judged against a smaller number of applications rather than against the full group of applicants in the main Chevening Award competition.
It is important to note that if your application for a partnership award is unsuccessful but you still meet the Chevening eligibility criteria, you will be considered for a place at your chosen university through the main Chevening Award competition in your country.
No. All candidates who wish to apply for a Chevening Award are only required to submit one application.
Selecting the partnership award category will automatically register your first preference as that university or course, but you will still be asked for your second and third university and course preferences.