The 2024|25 Chevening Scholarships (UK Based)

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Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 7th of November, 2023 (12:00 GMT)

Scholarship Summary: 
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding international scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree at universities across the UK.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:  
To apply for this scholarship you must;
i. Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
ii. Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended
iii. Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university by the time you submit your application. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK but may be different depending on your course and university choice.
iv. Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.
v. Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 11 July 2024.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Chevening scholarship award includes the following:
i. University tuition fees
ii. A monthly stipend
iii. Travel costs to and from the UK
iv. An arrival allowance
v. A homeward departure allowance
vi. The cost of one visa application
vii. A travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK

Scholarship Application Guide:  
To apply;
i. Applications must be submitted through the Chevening websitePlease refer to the guidance on the website before applying, including the frequently asked questions. You should also refer to the country webpages on the Chevening website which contain guidance for applicants from your country, including priority subject areas.
ii. From mid-November to December, independent reading committees assess all eligible applications. Their scores and rankings are then passed back to local British embassies/high commissions.
iii. Once the embassy/high commission has reviewed the applications that were passed on to them, they produce a shortlist of those who they will invite to interview in early to mid February. Notifications will then follow. Find guidance notes for the interview sessions.
iv. From February to late April, shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit two references and their education documents prior to their interview date. Read about what is required from your references.
v. From 26 February to 26 April, 2024, candidates from all over the world will be interviewed by panels at British embassies and high commissions.
vi. After months of preparation and trepidation, the strongest candidates will experience jubilation when interview results are announced from early June onwards.
vii. The deadline to receive and submit at least one unconditional UK university offer is 17:00 BST (UK time) on 11 July 2024.
viii. 2024/2025 Chevening Scholars commence their studies in the UK, and enter into an international network that they’ll be a part of for the rest of their lives!

Scholarship Website: 
Find more information on this scholarship opportunity at the Chevening Scholarship Page.