Chevening Scholars

Chevening Scholars

Chevening Scholarships are an important element of Britain’s public diplomacy effort and bring professionals, who have already displayed outstanding leadership talents, to study in the UK. The objective of Chevening is to support foreign policy priorities and achieve FCO objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers.

As a Chevening Scholar, there is a lot of information to take in regarding your award as well as living in the UK. This section of the website will keep you up to date with travel information, policy, news, and events, as well as other opportunities available to you through Chevening.

Latest news

Global leaders who are determined to overcome humanity’s most pressing problems are featured in a photography exhibition opening in London’s Noho Showrooms on 14 March. Read more
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At a stimulating three-day forum, hosted by Wilton Park, Chevening Scholars joined forces with academics, campaigners, and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) staff to brainstorm key issues relating to Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB). The aim of the forum, which took place from 5-7 December in the inspiring historical surroundings of Wiston House, was to share best practice from around the world and generate innovative ideas around how education can be harnessed as a tool to promote and protect FoRB. Read more
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‘With kindness, we will change the leadership landscape,’ said Pinky Lilani CBE (Founder, Women of the Future Programme), kicking off the 2018 Women of the Future Summit in London with a call to action. Twenty five Chevening Scholars were privileged to attend this dynamic event, which aims to connect, inspire, and support the next generation of women in leadership. On the theme of ‘Harnessing the Power of Trust,’ 350 delegates from 44 countries were invited to reflect on the changing nature of trust, and discuss what this means for future models of leadership. Read more
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Chevening marked a special moment in its history at the 2018 Farewell event as the global network of Chevening Alumni reached 50,000. 1,649 departing Chevening Scholars came together to celebrate a year as part of the programme on Wednesday, 4 July at London’s iconic Alexandra Palace. Read more
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Upcoming events

Apr
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While other northern towns made their wealth from wool, cotton and steel, York was once known as the chocolate city. Read more
York St John University
Apr
29
The Marine Conservation Society is the UK’s leading marine charity, working to ensure our seas are healthy, pollution free, and protected. Read more
Hightown
Apr
29
Enjoy an action-packed day exploring all things Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the greatest engineering minds! Read more
Bristol
May
3
On 3 May, Ethiopia will host celebrations for UNESCO’s 26th World Press Freedom Day. Read more
Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park