Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships are open between 12:00 GMT on 8 August 2016 and 12:00 BST on 8 November 2016 (both midday UK time).
Chevening Scholarships are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year masterâ€™s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
A Chevening Scholarship offers financial support along with the opportunity to become part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.
Applicants can choose any course of study at any UK higher education institution.
ApplicationsÂ for Chevening ScholarshipsÂ can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system.
Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:
- Essential:Â Three different UK master’s course choices
- Optional:Â English language test results (if you’ve already met the requirements)Â
- Optional: UK master’s university offer (if you’ve already met the requirements)
You can submit your initial application without these optional documentsÂ andÂ upload them to your application at any point up to 13 July 2017.Â Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size
Selection updatesÂ and timelines
If you applyÂ for a 2017/2018Â Chevening ScholarshipÂ you will receive email updates about your application status at each step of the selection process. You can also check this onÂ the online application system by using the login details you registered with. Take a look at theÂ Chevening application timelineÂ and ourÂ FAQsÂ for a better understanding of the upcoming stages of the selection process.
Due to the large number of applications received, we are unable to provide individual application status updates or feedback to unsuccessful applicants.Â Please do not contact your British Embassy or High Commission with application enquiries.
It is recommended that you read the guidance below to help you submit an eligible application.
What is included?
- 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
Chevening is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations. Our partners contribute to Chevening in various ways, helping us to develop talented individuals from across the globe who will go on to be future leaders and decision makers.
The below partner organisations co-sponsor Chevening Awards in your country, enabling us to offer more Chevening Scholars the opportunity to study in the UK.
If your application is successful and you have applied to study a subject or degree programme supported by one of our partners, you will be considered for a co-sponsored Chevening Award.
Find out more about our partner organisations, the areas of study they support and why they have committed to supporting Chevening in your country by reading their profiles.