For over 27 years, Chevening has provided more than 30,000 scholarships at higher education institutions in the UK for postgraduate students or researchers from countries across the world. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the scholarship scheme also receives significant contributions from higher education institutions and other organisations in the UK, and from a wide range of overseas sponsors including governmental and private sector bodies. Chevening Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion and academia.
Applicants must: – Have good English language skills with and should check what IELTS score or equivalent is required for admission to postgraduate courses (for non-native speakers of English. – Meet the academic requirements for their courses of study Applicants cannot be: – A UK or EU national – An employee of the FCO (including British Embassies and High Commissions), the British Council, a co-sponsor or sponsoring UK university, or their relatives, or former employee who left such employment within the past two years – People who have already recieved financial benefit from a UK Government Funded award.