Chevening in Uganda

Chevening in Uganda

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships are now closed.

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year master’s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK. 

A Chevening Scholarship offers financial support along with the opportunity to become part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.

Applicants can choose any course of study at any UK higher education institution. Applications for 2018/2019 scholarships will open in August 2017.

Ugandan scholar at Old Trafford

How to apply

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships are closed. The next application cycle will open in August 2017.


 

If you applied for a 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarship, you will receive email updates about your application status at each step of the selection process. You can also check this on the online application system by using the login details you registered with. Take a look at the Chevening application timeline and our FAQs for a better understanding of the upcoming stages of the selection process.

Due to the large number of applications received, we are unable to provide individual application status updates or feedback to unsuccessful applicants. Please do not contact your British Embassy or High Commission with application enquiries.

While we review your application, here are a few things you can work on:

  • Upload any remaining required documents from Friday, 11 November 2016. 

  • Progress your university applications. You must have an unconditional offer from one of the three courses selected on your application form by 13 July 2017.

  • Make sure you meet the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017. 

What is included?

  • university tuition fees
  • a monthly stipend
  • travel costs to and from the UK
  • an arrival allowance
  • a homeward departure allowance
  • the cost of one visa application
  • a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK

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.

The below partner organisations co-sponsor Chevening Awards in your country, enabling us to offer more Chevening Scholars the opportunity to study in the UK.

If your application is successful and you have applied to study a subject or degree programme supported by one of our partners, you will be considered for a co-sponsored Chevening Award.

Find out more about our partner organisations, the areas of study they support and why they have committed to supporting Chevening in your country by reading their profiles.

Global news

In August, International Liaison Offier Catriona MacArthur headed to Nigeria and Ghana to support posts’ marketing campaigns and settle the ever-disputed argument over which country makes better jollof rice. Nigeria My first stop was Abuja, where the timing of my visit enabled me to attend and present at the second of the Nigerian pre-departure events. Later at the reception, I met one scholar who had brought her dad as a guest to the event. It turned out he is a Chevening alumnus. “Where did you hear about Chevening?” I asked him. Read more
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Chevening Scholars and Alumni joined the FCO in thanking the many universities and corporate organisations whose ongoing support of the programme enables future leaders from around the world to study in the UK. Read more
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Our 2015/2016 Chevening Scholars have returned home after spending a year in the UK during which they studied hard, built their networks, and became acquainted with British culture. British Embassies and High Commissions all over the world celebrated their return by throwing welcome home events. It is here that our newest cohort of Chevening Alumni receive their Chevening completion certificates, become inducted into the alumni community at home, and showcase all they learnt in the UK. Read more
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Chevening Alumna Dinara Dultaeva from Uzbekistan studied at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies in 2009. Following her degree, her long-held dream of creating a company that contributed to showcasing her home to the world came true. Inspired by her course at Cardiff, she started a publishing house, Dinara & Co. It focuses on high-end books about culture, arts, people, industries, and more. It also produces multimedia products, virtual reality, and mobile applications—all to promote Uzbekistan. Read more
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