Chevening Scholarships are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year master’s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides 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.
A Chevening Scholarship offers financial support along with the opportunity to become part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.
This scholarship programme is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, which is jointly administered in Cameroon by the British High Commission and the British Council. It gives outstanding young Cameroonians, the opportunity to study in the United Kingdom for up to one year.
Chevening scholarships differ. There are three types These include:
Type A: This type covers tuition fees only
Type B: This is a full scholarships and includes tuition fees, monthly stipend and one-off allowances
Type C: These vary, and can cover part/full stipend, and /or allowances
This scholarship targets students who focus on mostly subjects and students who are likely to contribute to the advancement of the UK mission in Cameroon. Some subjects includes:
- Human rights (including women’s rights and conflict resolution)
- Development studies
- Good governance
- Communication and media management
- Climate change and environment management
- Developing public health in Cameroon
Note that this scholarship programme is subject to changes and it’s important to always check for additional information. The closing date for applications is end of November for periods of study starting in April of the following year, while shortlist and final selection take place in January.
How to Apply for a Chevening Scholarship
Applications for Chevening Scholarships in Cameroon have now closed, expected to start around August 2017
Chevening / Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Scholarships: For more information on application, use this link