7 Easy Ways to Win Chevening Scholarship Award

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7 Easy Ways to Win Chevening Scholarship Award

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme with the vision of developing global leaders, offering two opportunities; Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships  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.

Winning a Chevening has been described by many Winner in the previous year as a Miracle of a Lifetime. A Student at Nottingham University UK , who eventually became an Awardee of Chevening Scholarship – Petite Diva, in her words

“I realized that until that moment in my life I have never won anything that humongous. I couldn’t believe it (I still can’t believe it). My eyes welled up with tears and my heart was so full with gratitude.”.

The Testimonies keep resounding from other sources. One important thing about the testimonies they shared, was that at a point they did something different from what others  did and most they believed that those points and steps are what added to their Excellence in the Application.

Here’s the Secrets:

We will share with you, important 7 Easy Ways to Win Chevening Scholarship Award.

Be Eligible to The Scholarship:

There is no how you could win a scholarship without been Eligible for it.The first step is to completely digest the Eligibility Criteria. Make sure you meet all the requirements demanded by the committee. If you are not sure any of the criteria, contact the board of Chevening for clarity. Here is a summary of the Chevening Scholarship Eligibility Criteria.

Application should be at Least two months before Deadline:

In other words ‘apply early’. Chevening scholarship has deadline From August to September each year. The testimonies so far has shown  that early application is key ti their success . The month you applied doesn’t matter but the fact remains APPLY BEFORE THE DEADLINE.

Be enthusiastic.

A Chevening Scholarship pays all your expenses to study and live in the UK. UKis pleased to inform you that they have  four of the top eight universities in the world. And the UK is a great country to live in. If you can’t show the interview panel that you are enthusiastic about living and studying in the UK fully funded, then I have to question why you’re applying in the first place.

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Sell yourself:

We compiled this Secret from past winners, and here’s a powerful one from Petite Diva

I was confused about what the the scholarship panel wanted from me. I consulted  an alumnus of this university that was also awarded a scholarship when he was here and he said ‘you have to sell yourself’. You have to show that you are worth the award. Some of the guys I interviewed said you need to show all that you have done in terms of experience, previous awards if you have been given, any volunteer work, how good you were during your undergraduate studies (for example if you were in the top 10% of your class when graduating). I had written the answers I thought were perfect when I asked him and I was like ‘wow! I have to hype myself’. It was strange for me because I usually like my work to speak for me.

From This you can figure out what we meant by  ” Sell Yourself”.

See Also: Format for Writting a Powerful Scholarship Letter

Be Concise:

The Application is no ground for Exchange of pleasantries or pouring your sympathetic situations in writing. The Board expects you to go straight to the point That was a struggle for me because I like to yap (talk) or write a lot (that is one of the reason I started blogging. Facebook and Twitter’s words restriction was not doing it for me…lol). So having to convey my message in 50, sometimes 100 words, was really hard. I can say I rewrote my answers more than 50 times. I kept writing, editing, rewriting, editing over and over. I wanted to convey my thoughts without losing any part of it. I think that a dictionary or Google is helpful with rephrasing words.

SEE ALSO: How to Apply for a Degree Course in the UK

All Information Provided Must Be Truth:

All falsified information has totally disqualified you. Never exaggerate any scenario or any of your qualification. .Its not all requirement that you are expected to fill. But try as much as possible to get the right information across to the board. And there was a question where it was asked ‘how would the scholarship help you?’ One of my reasons was ‘I won’t be able to afford to study here’. There was no need beating about the bush. It was the plain truth.

Check your spelling and word phrasing:

You are applying for scholarship in an English – speaking country, you must be agreement with your tenses. Make sure you re-read every sentence for more that ten times and give every sentence a thought. It is better to take a long time to write your application answers than to make silly mistakes.

Also Check out: 12 Important Tips on Winning a Scholarship(HOT)

With all these step applied, we guarantee you excellence in your Chevening Scholarship Applications. If these information helped you in any way, feel free to share.

 

 

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