Chevening Scholars

Chevening Scholars

Chevening Scholarships are an important element of Britain’s public diplomacy effort and bring professionals, who have already displayed outstanding leadership talents, to study in the UK. The objective of Chevening is to support foreign policy priorities and achieve FCO objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers and decision-makers.

As a Chevening Scholar, there is a lot of information to take in regarding your award as well as living in the UK. This section of the website will keep you up to date with travel information, policy, scholars news and events, and other opportunities available to you through Chevening.

Latest news

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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One of the best things about Christmas in Britain is our bustling Christmas markets, where wooden chalets adorn the streets and hot chocolates are the order of the day. Here we've rounded up five of Britain's best Christmas markets, perfect for getting in the festive spirit this winter.   Edinburgh (20 November - 4 January) Read more
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New Chevening Scholars
1,900 Chevening Scholars were officially welcomed to the UK at an inspirational welcome event hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) at ExCeL London. Chevening Orientation, the largest event in the Chevening calendar, is an opportunity for all scholars to meet each other for the first time and to start building networks that will last throughout their lives.  Read more
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As part of its global scholarship scheme, Chevening has joined with the N8 Research Partnership to provide expanded opportunities for Chinese scholars to study in the north of England. The N8 Research Partnership is a consortium of universities, which aims to maximise impact, promote collaboration, establish innovative research capabilities and programmes, and drive economic growth. Read more
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Upcoming events

Jun
2
Apply to take part in our next #CheveningDebate Applications to take part in the second #CheveningDebate of 2017 are open until Tuesday, 25 April at 17:00. Read more
Cambridge Union, Cambridge
Apr
28
What is artificial intelligence? Will computers outperform humans at everything? Could robots take over the world? Read more
University of Edinburgh Lecture Theatre G.03 50 George Square Edinburgh EH8 9JU
May
8
Join leading academics from Durham University’s Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities to learn how gendered stereotypes migh Read more
Durham University Durham DH1
Apr
26
The Cotswolds covers an area of almost 800 square miles and runs through five counties. Read more
Rewley House 1 Wellington Square Oxford OX1 2JA