Applications for the Chevening Scholarships for Tanzanian Students 2020-2021 is officially available. Chevening Scholarships in Tanzania are specially for outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year taught Master’s degree program at any UK university.
They provide 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 award offers financial support along with the opportunity of becoming part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.
ABOUT THE SPONSOR
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards program aimed at developing global leaders since 1983.
Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by the 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.
- ABOUT THE SPONSOR
- What You Need To Do Before Applying For A Chevening scholarship Online
- LEVEL/FIELD OF STUDY
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- SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS
- To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must:
- Application Deadline
- What You Need To know About Chevening Scholarship Interviews
- Booking your interview
- Prior to attending your interview
- /Preparing for your Chevening Scholarship interview
- The Chevening interview
- What should I expect after my interview?
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What You Need To Do Before Applying For A Chevening scholarship Online
What You Need To Do Before Applying For A Chevening scholarship Online
Below are some tips and advice for applicants when using the online application system:
LEVEL/FIELD OF STUDY
Applicants from Tanzania can choose any course of study, and we particularly welcome applications in the following fields:
The Chevening scholarship is being hosted by the UK Government and it’s taken in UK.
This scholarship is open to Tanzanian students who want to study in the UK
A Chevening Scholarship in Tanzania includes:
- University tuition fees (Chevening applies a tuition fee cap of £18,000 to MBA programs. Applicants will be expected to cover the remaining costs above the £18,000 cap)
- A monthly stipend
- Travel costs to and from the UK
- An arrival allowance
- Homeward departure allowance
- A thesis grant
- A grant for study materials
- Study travel allowance
- The cost of one visa application
- A travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK
To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must:
- Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
- 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 into a postgraduate program at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honors degree in the UK.
- Have at least two years’ work experience (this may be up to five years for fellowship programs, 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 November
- Meet the Chevening English language requirement by November
Applications for 2021/2022 Chevening Scholarships are now open until 12:00 (midday) GMT on 3 November 2020.
What You Need To know About Chevening Scholarship Interviews
If you are shortlisted to interview for a Chevening Award, you are invited to attend an interview in the city where the British Embassy or High Commission has a representation.
The global interview period for 2020/2021 Chevening Scholarships will run from 1 March to 30 April 2021. Interviews for fellowships may take place at a different time. Please refer to your country page for further details.
Booking your interview
You will receive an email with instructions on how to book your interview. Interview slots are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
So, we suggest that you book your slot as soon as possible. Once you have scheduled your interview, you will receive a booking confirmation email and your slot cannot be changed.
Applicants are required to attend face-to-face interviews in the country to which they have applied and must be prepared to travel to the interview in the first instance.
Only in exceptional circumstances are Skype interviews permitted. This is usually where security restrictions prevent applicants from travelling to the country to which they applied, or where there is no British Embassy or High Commission in the country.
Such instances are considered on a case-by-case basis and a decision is made following consultation with the British Embassy or High Commission.
Also, you will be informed in your invitation email if your interview can be conducted via Skype.
Prior to attending your interview
Prior to attending your interview, you will be asked to upload the following documents to the online application system:
- Two valid references. This is an important stage in the selection process and you must submit these documents before your interview. Two valid references are important in this process. For further information about references, please see the references page.
- Biography. Scholars and fellows should upload a short biography that tells us more about you.
- Copy of your passport photograph(for fellowships only)
/Preparing for your Chevening Scholarship interview
You will need the following documents to take to your interview:
- Passport/national ID
- You should not bring any other documents with you when coming. Additional instructions may be provided in the booking confirmation email.
The Chevening interview
The interview will be a competency-based panel assessment conducted in English.
The interview panel will include representatives from the British Embassy or High Commission, who will use the global Chevening criteria to assess your answers.
You will be asked a series of questions discussing some of the information you provided in the application form.
The panel will ask questions that will enable you to explain your personal and professional aspirations, and how Chevening can facilitate your achievement of these goals. Your course choices will also be discussed and you will be asked to provide an update on your applications.
What should I expect after my interview?
All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their interview after the global interview period. Please do not contact your local British Embassy or High Commission as updates on the status of your application cannot be provided before 30 April.
Applicants should not wait for the outcome of their interview to apply for their university courses and should apply for all three courses as early as possible. Also, any unconditional offers received should be uploaded to the online application system as soon as possible.
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