Chevening in Libya

Chevening in Libya

Applications for 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarships are now closed.

Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from all over the world to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.

Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

If you have ambition, leadership potential, and a strong academic background, we encourage you to subscribe to our mailing list, and we'll inform you when the next round of application opens.

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SEARCHING FOR FELLOWSHIPS? There are also fellowships available in Libya. Find out more about Chevening Fellowships in Libya.

How to apply

Applications for 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarships are now closed.  


 

Selection updates and timelines

Once you apply for a 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarship you will receive email updates about your application status at each step of the selection process. You can also check your status in the online application system. Log in using the 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.

Please note that if you are longlisted for an award, you will be required to log into the online application system and request a reference from your referees. The request will generate an email to the referees and they will need to submit the reference by Monday, 4 March 2019. If your referees do not submit by this deadline, you will be unable to proceed with an interview.

If you are successful at the interview stage and are 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 unconditional offer from an eligible course by 11 July 2019 in order to remain in the process.

Feedback

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.

Application guidance

You may wish to review the guidance below to help you with the next steps.

 

Notice: We have been made aware of agencies offering assistance on Chevening Scholarship applications for a fee. We can confirm that these agencies are not approved or endorsed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, or the Chevening Secretariat. We advise potential applicants against the use of these services in the strongest possible terms. Use of a paid for service for Chevening applications is not permitted. 

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

Additional information

English language test availability in this country can be limited and we strongly encourage you to book your test as soon as possible. Please see our English language page for further details on the test providers accepted by Chevening.

UK visa: There are no UK visa processing centres available in this country. If your application is successful you will be required to travel to an alternative country to apply for your UK visa. Applicants will be expected to meet all costs associated with travelling to an alternative country; however scholars may be eligible for a discretionary reimbursement of some travel costs. You will receive further information on what reimbursements are available to you should you be selected for a Chevening Scholarship.

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.

Alumni spotlight

Adlah Al Kurdi

Project Manager at the Libyan General National Congress

Adlah has worked in Jordan for five years as a human rights and political researcher at His Majesty King Abdullah’s office at the Royal Court and as a Senior Programmes Officer in a local developme

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Local news

It’s the lead up to Christmas – a joyful time in the UK, but also the start of winter with the days getting shorter and the nights longer. As the cold weather sets in, it’s natural to miss home and all of your homely comforts. Not all days in any new country will be easy and for our scholars, the UK will be no different. There are however, many different elements to living in the UK that will make you feel welcome and help you feel at home. Our scholars shared the things that help them the most in this list of 15 things that make them miss home a little less. Read more
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‘Chevening Alumni are the best advocates for the Chevening programme in their home countries.’ Read more
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Global news

Chevening Alumnus Mamunur Rahman is a social entrepreneur who is working towards creating employment for women, tackling stigmas around women’s health, and ending period poverty in Bangladesh. He studied an MA in Gender and Development at the University of Sussex in 2006. Read more
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Harnessing Chevening networks to tackle climate change, promote economic prosperity, and protect media freedom ⁠— it seemed no regional or global challenge was beyond the ambitions of the dynamic Chevening Alumni who gathered in Warsaw in May to discuss the future of Europe, and an agenda for strengthening networks in a rapidly changing world. Read more
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UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt at World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Ethiopia
Sixty media professionals from across Africa will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills, and networks as part of a new Chevening Fellowship programme announced by UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship will focus on promoting and protecting media freedom, and forms part of a global effort led by the UK and Canada to improve the safety of journalists. Read more
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Scholars were urged to aid the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s media freedom campaign at the sixth annual Chevening Conference hosted at the University of Manchester on Friday, 12 April. Read more
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