Chevening in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Chevening in Occupied Palestinian Territories

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.

Apply for scholarship

If you have ambition, leadership potential, a strong academic background, and are looking to bring your ideas to life, we encourage you to apply for a Chevening Scholarship.

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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.

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Apply for scholarship

If you have ambition, leadership potential, a strong academic background, and are looking to bring your ideas to life, we encourage you to apply for a Chevening Scholarship.

Apply