Chevening Alumni

Numbering over 50,000 worldwide, Chevening Alumni are leaders and innovators, who are breaking boundaries across a variety of professional fields. Explore these pages and get to know this incredible community.

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Alumni Groups

Alumni Groups

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Alumni spotlight: Wadi Ben-Hirki

Wadi Ben-Hirki is a Chevening Alumna from the Class of 2021 and works across Nigeria to impact the lives of the marginalized and disadvantaged through humanitarianism and advocacy. Discover more about her work here.

Where could a Chevening Fellowship take you?

2019 Chevening Alumna Mirza Nikšić gained a promotion shortly studying in the UK with the Chevening Western Balkans Fellowship. We find out how he leveraged his new knowledge and networks to achieve his career goals.

Meet our Cheveners

Government and public service

Government and public service

Chevening Alumni are chosen for their leadership potential so it is no surprise that many of them have gone on to rise to senior positions in government and public service. (Pictured: Bogolo Kenewendo, Minister of Investment, Trade & Industry, Government of Botswana)

Civil society and development

Civil society and development

Through their pioneering work in development and civil society, Cheveners are supporting more prosperous, just, and equal societies. (Pictured: Hania Mohamed Sholkamy, Lead researcher, Egyptian Conditional Cash Transfer programme)

Science and technology

Science and technology

Cheveners are at the forefront of scientific research and technological development around the world, tackling issues ranging from climate change and sustainable living, to cutting edge-financial technology. (Pictured: Rajamanohar Somasundaram, CEO at Aquaconnect)