British Chevening Scholarships for International Students | UK

Since 1983, UK Chevening Scholarships have been offered to international students with leadership qualities who intend to undertake a postgraduate study or course at one of the UK’s universities. The scholarships are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations.

Chevening Scholarships offer a great opportunity for students from developing countries to benefit from the quality of British education. Around 160 countries are eligible to apply. Applications are currently open, and will close on November 3, 2020.

Scholarship Description:

The UK government’s global scholarship program offers Chevening scholarships to students from around the world to pursue a full-time master’s degree in any subject at universities across the UK.

Scholarship Details:

  • Deadline: 3 Nov 2020 (Annual).
  • Course starts: Sept/Oct 2021
  • Country:  UK.
  • Host Institution: Any university in the UK.
  • Eligible Countries: Chevening-eligible country.
  • Level of study: Full-time Masters Degree Programme.
  • Number of Awards: 1,500

The scholarship covers:

University tuition fees,
Monthly stipend,
The cost of a visa application,
Travel expenses to and from the UK,
Scholarships and additional allowances.


Scholarships are intended for students from countries that qualify for a scholarship.
Students must return to their home country for two years after completion of the scholarship.
Candidates must have a minimum of two years of work experience (2,800 hours). Part-time employment, full-time employment, paid or unpaid internships, volunteer work.
Students must have an unconditional offer from a UK university by July 15, 2021.
Meet the Chevening English requirement by July 15, 2021.
Students must have completed all components of their undergraduate degree to be eligible for a graduate program at one of the UK universities at the time of application.

How to apply:

Applications are currently open, (September 3, 2020) and will close on November 3, 2020 at 12:00 GMT (noon).

Applications for Chevening Scholarships are made only through the Chevening online application system. Visit your country page on the official website for more details.


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