The Chevening Programme includes a tailored engagement programme creating opportunities for scholars to network with each other as well as alumni, the FCDO, high profile speakers and partner organisations. Award recipients receive: Tuition fees A monthly living allowance An economy class return airfare to the UK Additional grants and allowances to cover essential expenditure
All Chevening applications undergo a rigorous review and selection process: Applications are first sifted and checked by the Chevening Secretariat in London against initial eligibility criteria such as degree qualifications, work experience, English language ability, etc. Applications are then individually reviewed by independent reading committees who score applications against FCDO, Chevening, and regional objectives, and […]
The Chevening Secretariat is limited in the assistance we can provide for travel insurance, and encourage you to contact your host institution for advice about insurance providers.
In general, the Chevening Scholarship programme provides awards for one-year taught Master’s level degree courses. A very small number of short courses are offered, but on an exceptional basis only. Distance learning scholarships and PhDs are not eligible for funding under a Chevening Scholarship.
There are a variety of funding models for partnership awards. Partner universities most commonly offer a full tuition fee waiver with the FCDO covering allowances, stipend, travel, engagement and enrichment programme as well as all other administration costs. For private sector organisations, contributions often take the form of a fixed sum of either a flat […]
Your visa guidelines will be included in your pre-departure Fellowgram which is sent shortly after the issuance of the final award letter. For further information, please contact our welfare and immigration team.
Please contact the Chevening Secretariat who will request feedback on your behalf.
Please contact your university’s international office for advice.
Depending on your visa, you may be required to pay the NHS health surcharge as part of your visa requirements. If your visa does not require you to pay the NHS health surcharge, you are strongly recommended to purchase travel insurance. A pro-rated contribution of up to £200 will be provided to assist with the […]
All scholarship applicants should be informed of the outcome of their interview by early-mid June. Please do not contact your local British embassy or high commission as updates on the status of your application cannot be provided ahead of this time. Please refer to the application timeline for more information. Fellowship candidates can find out […]