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.
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders. 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.
As a strong partner of Chevening, Queen Mary hosts a large cohort of the 1500 Chevening Scholars who come to study at universities all over the UK. In addition the standard Chevening Awards, Queen Mary is a Chevening Partner and funds an additional awards for those who are selected by Chevening. The School of Economics and Finance is funding an additional scholarship for 2019 entry for a candidate who has an offer for MSc Economics.
As Chevening Scholarships are fully-funded, the award includes the following:
- university tuition fees
- a monthly stipend
- travel costs to and from the UK
- an arrival allowance
- a homeward departure allowance
- the cost of one visa application
- a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UKChevening Scholars also benefit from a year-long programme of events helping you experience the best of British culture and to make the most of your time in the UK.
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 award 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.
- Have at least two years of work experience.
- Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 16 July 2020.
- Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 16 July 2020.
How To Apply:
Deadline for Application is on 6 November 2019.
The Chevening scholarship involves two separate steps:
- Applying through the country scholarship page on the Chevening Web Portal, and
- Applying for your choice of Masters on the Queen Mary University Portal.
These separate Applications must be submitted to make the complete scholarship application.
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