Chevening in Kenya
Applications for 2020/2021 Chevening Scholarships are open until 5 November 2019
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 apply before 5 November 2019.
What is included?
As Chevening Scholarships are fully-funded, your award includes the following:
- 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
How to apply
We recommend that you review the following pages to help you prepare your application:
|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.|
Study in the UK, where ideas come alive.
Studying in the UK is an exciting and attractive prospect at any time, but doing so in 2020/2021 promises to be even more memorable than usual. There are events taking place all throughout the academic year, and you could be a part of the action and a part of history.
On Monday, 18 March Chevening Scholars visited Stratford-upon-Avon to learn about the life and works of renowned English writer William Shakespeare.
Established in 1823, Birkbeck is part of the world famous University of London. It offers bachelor’s, master’s and research degrees across a wide range of subjects.
Bournemouth University (BU) is ranked among the top 200 most international universities in the world and in the top 500 universities overall by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2016.
Brunel University London, founded in 1966, is the largest campus-based university in London. Home to 13,000 students from over 110 countries worldwide, Brunel offers a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Founded in 1883, Cardiff University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group top-24 UK research-led universities, and is ranked in the world’s best 140 universities (QS World University Rankings 2018).
Founded in 1832, Durham University is consistently ranked among the top five universities in the UK and the top 100 institutions in the world.
GSK – one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, and live longer.
International Students House (ISH), established in 1965, is a charity dedicated to helping international students to achieve the academic, leadership, and personal aims that have brought them to the United Kingdom.
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions.
Robert Gordon University has a heritage going back 250 years, and it was granted university status in 1992.
Schumacher College is a leading independent centre for ecological studies, social innovation, and transformative learning.
Swansea University matches academic excellence with an enviable quality of life
The University of Bath, School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools.
Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century
Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK and was ranked within the top 50 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2018
Founded in 1209, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university.
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston was founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university situated within a distinctive and attractive campus in the historic city of Norwich.
The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction
The University of Glasgow is in the world's top 100 universities and the UK's top 10
Leeds is one of the largest research-based institutions in the UK and in 2012/2013 attracted £129m of research income
The University of Nottingham has a global reputation for academic excellence, pioneering research, and employability
The University of Reading is in the top 200 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2018)
The University of Salford’s roots trace back to the time of the great Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, with a strong history of advanced technology and innovation
The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 through a merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport to become one of the largest universities in the UK and the largest in Wales
The University of Southampton is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities
The University of Stirling is top in Scotland and third in the UK for university graduate employability among institutions with more than 500 respondents, according to statistics released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)
Surrey Business School has a reputation for enterprise, cutting-edge thinking, and academically rigorous research, providing world-class business, economic, and management education to students from around the globe
Located in the heart of England, the University of Warwick is a leading UK university, quickly establishing an international reputation for excellence and is consistently listed in the UK’s Top 10 universities