Running for over 20 years, the Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence is the UK Foreign Office’s flagship fellowship programme for India aimed at mid-career professionals who are ready to take the next step in their journey towards leadership. My experience as a Chevening Gurukul fellow Over the 25 years I’ve spent working on […]
News and blogs
The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network, and blogs from members of our community.
Chevening Scholars from across Africa met with civil servants at the FCO in London to discuss issues of mutual interest in the run up to the UK hosting the UK-Africa Investment Summit. Over 150 scholars from 36 African countries met with FCO desk officers who specialise in African policy issues for an open and in-depth […]
How do we care for our own and other’s wellbeing? How do we harness practical tools at our disposal to improve our quality of life? These were the big questions being tackled at the Chevening CIS Conference in November. Hosted by the Russia Chevening Alumni Association with the British Embassy in Moscow, the event attracted […]
The One Young World summit brings delegates and leaders, present and future, together from across the globe. Two thousand young people from over 190 countries attended the four day forum this year, which aims to accelerate social impact. Besides hosting a series of talks on a variety of subjects from some particularly inspiring people, this […]
The essence of Chevening is to drive forward innovation and collaboration. To this end, The Laboratory was held on 7 November – an evening to encourage the sharing of ideas between alumni, with three chosen Cheveners giving a short pitch, outlining their idea for creating impact. The event kicked off with a speed networking session […]
‘Our mission is to help a generation of women make a difference.’ Pinki Lilani CBE (Founder, Women of the Future Programme) After another year spent encouraging and nurturing potential in young women, the 2019 Women of the Future Summit took place on 7 November. The programme was once again filled with hugely successful women, including […]
Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowship opens for applications offering fellows unique learning and networking opportunities in the area of government and public policy.
New UK Government fellowship focused on supporting media freedom and trust in misinformation age to be run at the University of Westminster in 2020.
A Chevening Scholar from South Sudan is the overall winner of the 2019 Rare Rising Star Awards for his work on female infertility and challenging the stigma surrounding it.
Universities Wales is pleased to announce a partnership with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the creation of the Chevening Universities Wales Scholarships. Universities Wales will co-fund up to ten Vietnamese scholars in 2020/2021 and in 2021/2022 to study a one-year taught master’s in any subject at a Welsh university as part of the prestigious […]