The Chevening Scholarship, UK 2021/2022

Chevening Scholarships uk are the UK government’s global scholarship awards, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.

Chevening offers 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.

The programme offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study for a master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.

Since 1983, over 50,000 professionals have studied in the UK through Chevening. Our impact report gives you an insight into some of the inspirational successes that the Chevening community has achieved, and the difference they continue to make all around the world.

Chevening Awards are an important element in Britain’s public diplomacy effort and bring professionals, who have already displayed outstanding leadership talents, to study in the UK.

Chevening supports British foreign policy priorities and achieves FCDO objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers.

Areas of study

Full-time taught Masters Degree Programme in any subject. Use the Course finder from m the link below to find eligible master’s degrees at every university across the UK.

Course finder

Application deadline for Chevening Scholarship uk

Application for chevening scholarship uk ends 2nd November  2021 (annual)

Location of study :

This scholarship only applies exclusively  to the universities within the united kingdom (UK)

Courses offered :

You are compelled to select three different master’s courses. These can be three different courses at the same institution or three similar courses at up to three different universities.

It is advisable to choose your three courses carefully as you will not be able to change your course choices after submitting your application unless you are granted permission to do so at the interview stage.

You will need to apply separately to your selected courses directly via the university. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure you get a place.

For more information visit chevening

Chevening scholarship uk start up

It starts Sept/Oct 2022

Eligibility for Chevening scholarships uk 2021/2022

For applicants to be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended
  • 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.
  • Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 15 July 2022.
  • In order to be eligible, the courses you choose must be full-time.

Chevening Awards is an important element who has contributed greatly to Britain’s public diplomacy effort and bring professionals, they have already displayed outstanding leadership talents to study in the UK.

Chevening supports British foreign policy priorities and achieves FCDO objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers.

How to apply

The Applications for Chevening Awards 2021/2020 can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page.

The deadline for applications is 2 November 2021 at 12:00 GMT (midday).

It is important to visit your individual country page at the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Please note

If you have any issue with your application please contact chevening scholarship through their website

If your query is regarding an issue that will not prevent you from submitting your application (e.g. a spelling error in your name, an incorrect date of birth or any other issue) this may be dealt with after the application window has closed.

Please ensure that you submit your application as soon as possible.

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