British Chevening Scholarships for International Students


Deadline: November 15, 2014

Location: UK.

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university.

Around 1500 scholarships globally will be offered. Any subject at any UK university, but you should check your country page for priority areas.

Scholarship Value:

The scholarship  Cover:

  •  tuition fees; a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual);
  • an economy class return airfare to the UK;
  • additional grants to cover essential expenditure. Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only. Please check the individual country pages for more details.


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 should be high calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership.


Applications are done through an online application system which will be available on the official website’s application page by 1 August 2014.   The application deadline for the 2015/2016 is 15 November 2014, 23:59 GMT.

Visit the official website for more information on how to apply


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