Chevening in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Chevening in Occupied Palestinian Territories

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Applications for 2020/2021 Chevening Scholarships are closed. They will reopen in August 2020 for opportunities to study in the UK in 2021/2022.

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 during the application window.

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Required documents

If you applied before the deadline, but have not yet submitted your English language test results or your unconditional university offer, you must upload them to your application by 16 July 2020. Use the ‘update my application’ button above to upload them.

If you are eventually conditionally selected for a Chevening Scholarship, it is essential that you have submitted these documents in order to remain in the process.

 

Selection updates and timelines

If you applied for a 2020/2021 Chevening Scholarship you will receive email updates about your application status at each step of the selection process. You can also check your status on 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.

 

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.

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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:

For information about the application and 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.

Additional information

For scholars from Occupied Palestinian Territories, applications to return to third countries may be considered in exceptional circumstances if returning to the home country is impossible due to conflict. This provision does not affect the requirement for all Chevening Scholars to remain outside of the UK for at least two years irrespective of their country of origin.

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Our partners

Chevening is funded by the FCO and partner organisations. Our partners contribute by co-sponsoring scholarships in your country/territory. Due to their generosity, there are more opportunities to study in the UK. Although you can still apply to any UK university, whether they are a partner or not, if your application is successful and you have applied to study a course supported by one of our partners, you will be automatically considered for a co-sponsored Chevening Scholarship. Find out more about our partner organisations, the areas of study they support, and why they have committed to supporting Chevening where you are.

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is a Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford, established in 1985 and incorporated by Royal Charter. Its Patron is HRH The Prince of Wales. The Centre encourages a better understanding of the culture and civilization of Islam and of all aspects of contemporary Muslim societies in their global context.

Saïd Foundation

The Saïd Foundation generously co-funds seven Chevening Awards available to applicants from Jordan, Lebanon, The Occupied Palestinian Territories, and Syria wishing to study any one-year taught master's programme at one of the Saïd-Partner universities.

University of Bath

The University of Bath, School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools.

University of Westminster

Looking for a place where you can thrive within a supportive community? The University of Westminster is the place for you.

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