Tuesday, August 8, 2017

British Government Chevening Scholarships for International Students call for application for 2018/2019

The prestigious British Government Chevening Scholarships are now open for students worldwide. Applications for 2018/2019 Chevening Scholarships and some Chevening Fellowships are open.

About Chevening

Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British embassies and high commissions throughout the world.

Scholarship Programs

Field of study: Any field of study


To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must:
  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
  • Have at least two years’ work experience (this may be up to five years for fellowship programmes, so please refer to your country page for further details)
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 12 July 2018
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 12 July 2018.
English Test Requirement

Chevening accepts English language tests from five providers:
  • Academic IELTS
  • Pearson PTE Academic
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CEA)
  • Trinity ISE II (B2)
  • The English language test must be taken from one of these providers on or after 1 October 2015. If you do not already have an existing eligible test certificate, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have booked a test date so that you can obtain the required results.  
Eligibility: International students from almost all countries. (Check eligible countries here)

How to apply for Cheveing Scholarships. 

The application process for this scholarship is online. Once applications are open, navigate to your country's application centre in order to start your application. 

Follow the  Official Website here to start the Online Application.  Go to >> Official Website 

Application requirements 

In order to submit your Chevening Scholarship application, it is essential that you have the following ready:
  • Valid passport/national ID card
  • University transcripts and degree certificates (undergraduate, postgraduate)
  • Three different UK master's course choices 
You can also submit the following optional documents if you already meet the requirements. You can submit your initial application without these documents, but you will have to upload them to your application by 12 July 2018:
  • English language test results
  • UK master's university offer
Scholarship due date: Refer to your countries specification