Chevening Scholarships Application 2023/2024 – Fully Funded. Applications for the Chevening Scholarships Program are now open. Interested persons should see how to apply below and the requirements.
Chevening presents a distinctive chance for ambitious leaders and influencers worldwide to enhance their professional and academic skills, expand their network, engage with UK culture, and establish long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with the United Kingdom.
Serving as the UK government’s flagship international awards program, Chevening is committed to nurturing global leaders and awards around 1,500 scholarships annually worldwide.
Chevening provides two categories of awards, namely Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships. Both of which are financed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and its partner organizations.
The selection process for these awards is carried out globally by British embassies and high commissions, and it is a meticulous process.
Eligibility Criteria for Chevening Scholarship
Candidates who wish to qualify for Chevening Scholarships must satisfy the following criteria:
1. Possess proficiency in the English language.
2. Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible nation. A complete list of eligible countries can be found on the official website.
3. Pledge to return to their country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after the scholarship program.
4. Must complete all components of an undergraduate degree that permits them to be receive admission into a postgraduate program at a UK university by the application deadline.
Typically, this requires an upper second-class 2:1 honors degree in the UK, but the requirements may vary depending on the chosen course and university.
5. Possess a minimum of two years of work experience that is equivalent to 2,800 hours.
6. Submit applications to a minimum of three eligible UK universities and obtain an unconditional offer from at least one of them by July 13, 2023.
1. If you possess British citizenship or dual British citizenship, you are ineligible for a Chevening Scholarship unless you are a citizen of a British Overseas Territory or hold BN(O) status and are applying from Hong Kong.
2. Possess refugee status in a non-Chevening eligible nation.
However, if you hold refugee status in a Chevening-eligible country and are a citizen of a Chevening-eligible nation, you are qualified for a scholarship.
3. Currently work or have previously worked as an employee or a family member of an employee of Her Majesty’s Government, including British embassies/high commissions;
Also, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the Department for International Trade, the Ministry of Defence, and the Home Office, within two years from the opening of Chevening applications.
4. Currently work or have previously worked as an employee or a family member of an employee of Chevening Partner organizations.
In addition to the eligibility criteria mentioned earlier, there are also some restrictions to receiving a Chevening scholarship.
Firstly, if you have worked for or have any familial affiliations with a Chevening Partner organization within the past two years, you cannot receive a Chevening Partner Award from that organization.
Secondly, if you have previously been awarded a UK Government-funded scholarship to study in the UK, you are ineligible to receive a Chevening scholarship.
How to Apply