World Scholarship Forum is delighted to inform you that the Biggest Scholarship Program in the World, Chevening Scholarships for International Students > A scholarship awarded by the UK government, will kick of on 7 August 2017 Applications open at 12:00 BST
and Close 7 November 2017 Applications close at 12:00 GMT
Chevening Scholarships is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983.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 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.All former scholars and fellows, from 1983 to present, can reconnect with their classmates by joining the Chevening community platform.
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 LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTIn order to receive a Chevening Award, all applicants must demonstrate that they have fulfilled the Chevening English language requirement by 12 July 2018. We advise all applicants to ensure they have fulfilled the English language requirement as early as possible by either:
Taking an English language test
Claiming an exemption based on the UKVI exempt categories
If you fail to demonstrate that you have met the required English language level by 12 July 2018 or fail to prove that you qualify for an exemption, your application will not be successful.English language testsYou are free to take tests more than once in order to meet the Chevening English language requirement. Please note that Chevening does not pay for costs associated with English language testing. You are responsible for booking and paying for costs associated with these tests.Chevening accepts English language tests from five providers:
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.COURSESChoose your three courses carefully as you won’t be able to change them after submitting your application. To be awarded a scholarship, you must get an unconditional offer for one of your course choices by 13 July 2017.Applicants will need to select three different master’s courses, these can be three different courses at the same institution or the same titled course but at three different universities. You should choose your field of study carefully and select courses which reflect your current or future career goals.In order to be eligible, the courses you choose must be:
Start in the autumn term (usually September/October)
Taught master’s (i.e. not research-focused MRes programmes)
Lead to a master’s degree qualification
Course cannot be:
Less than nine months in duration
More than 12 months in duration
PhD or DPhil are not permitted
Use our course finder to browse eligible master’s degrees at every university across the UK.