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Chevening in Iceland
It doesn’t matter where you’re from, it’s where you’re going that counts.
Chevening is the UK government’s international scholarships programme. We offer awards to study in the UK for one year on a master’s degree course at any UK university.
Successful Chevening candidates come from a diverse range of countries and backgrounds, but they all demonstrate the passion, vision and skills needed to shape a better world. You’ll return home equipped with the knowledge and networks to bring your ideas to life and thrive in your career.
It doesn’t matter where you come from. It’s where you’re going that counts.
Awards available in Iceland
Central Iceland Chevening Scholarships
Central Iceland Chevening Scholarships are part-funded. You will be expected to self-fund any remaining costs. You can apply to study any postgraduate course at any UK university under this award.
A £10,000 contribution for course fees paid directly to the university.
The value of a Chevening Award not only includes a financial contribution from the UK government, but you’ll also have the experience of a lifetime and an opportunity to join an international network of over 50,000 leaders.
Who is eligible?
Any candidate who meets Chevening’s eligibility criteria and wishes to study in the UK on any postgraduate course.
Chevening – UK Space Agency (UKSA) Iceland STEM Scholarship
For 2022, Chevening is partnering with the UK Space Agency and the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Iceland to provide one fully funded Chevening – UK Space Agency Iceland STEM Scholarship.
- Payment of tuition fees
- Economy travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only
- An arrival allowance
- The cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only
- A departure allowance
- A contribution of up to £75 for TB testing, where this is required
- A travel-top up allowance
- A monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover accommodation and living expenses. The monthly stipend will depend on whether you are studying inside or outside London. These rates are subject to annual review.
Who is eligible?
Candidates from Iceland applying to study STEM related subjects at any Chevening eligible UK university.
The application process is the same regardless of whether you are applying for a central Iceland Scholarship or a Chevening – UKSA Iceland STEM Scholarship.
Candidates will be considered against the standard Chevening selection process. Following interviews, the highest scoring, eligible candidate for the Chevening – UKSA Iceland STEM Scholarship will be offered the award.
Similarly, the highest scoring, eligible candidate for the standard Iceland Chevening Scholarship will be offered this award.
How to apply
You may wish to review the pages below to help you prepare for when applications open.
For information about the selection process, visit the application timeline and Frequently Asked Questions.
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.
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