Chevening in Zimbabwe

Chevening in Zimbabwe

Chevening Scholarships in Zimbabwe 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 from Zimbabwe can choose any course of study, but we particularly welcome applications in the following fields:

  • Economic growth
  • Empowerment
  • Governance
  • Human rights
  • Media freedom
  • Poverty alleviation
  • Rule of law

How to apply

Applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships are now open. Please read the information on this page carefully prior to applying. Applications close on 3 November at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time)


 

Applications for Chevening Scholarships can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the 'apply' button on this page.

Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:

Essential:

  • Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English
  • Valid passport/national ID card
  • University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate)
  • Three different UK Master's course choices

Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.

Optional:

  • English language (if already met the requirements) 
  • UK Master's university offer (if already met the requirements)

You can submit your initial application without these optional documents and upload them to your application at any point up to 14 July 2016. 

Please note that if you are eventually conditionally selected for a Chevening Scholarship, it is essential that you provide evidence that you meet the Chevening English language requirements and that you have at least one offer from an eligible course before 14 July 2016 in order to remain in the process.

Application guidance

It is recommended that you read the guidance below to help you submit an eligible application.

  • Eligibility criteria
  • English language criteria
  • References
  • Work experience
  • Online application system
  • What is included?

    • university tuition fees
    • a monthly stipend
    • travel costs to and from the UK
    • an arrival allowance
    • a homeward departure allowance
    • a thesis grant
    • a grant for study materials
    • a study travel 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

    Chevening Africa event at the FCO
    Nearly 40 Chevening Scholars participated in roundtable discussions with staff at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in order to strengthen mutual understanding of the UK’s engagement with Africa, and the continent’s future prospects. Read more
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    Zhao Qi, Chevening Alumnus
    Known for exploring cultural themes in contemporary China, Zhao Qi is a Sundance and Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker based in Beijing. He also worked as an executive director and commissioning editor in China Central Television for 19 years. Read more
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    A group of scholars had exclusive access to the English Cricket Board (ECB) National Performance Centre as they were treated to a cricketing masterclass. Set on the University of Loughborough campus, the ECB centre is regularly used by both the men’s and women’s England sides as they prepare to play international cricket.  Read more
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    Chevening Scholarships will be relaunched in Oman, as announced by Jonathan Wilks, the British Ambassador to the sultanate, earlier this month. The programme will be launched in partnership with a number of British businesses active in Oman, Wilks said at a reception held at his residence celebrating the uniquely close friendship between the two countries on the 45th anniversary of the Omani Renaissance. Read more
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