This call for applications is for the 2018/2019 edition of The Chevening Scholarship Awards.
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. It is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.
The recipients of the Chevening Scholarships are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.
7 Nov 2017
Payment of tuition fees (one-year master’s at any UK university)
Economy travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only
An arrival allowance
The cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only
A departure allowance
A contribution of up to £75 for TB testing, where this is required
A travel top up allowance
A monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover accommodation and living expenses. The monthly stipend will depend on whether you are studying inside or outside London. These rates are subject to annual review. Stipend payments will be made to you on or around the 21st of the month for the following full month. Where you arrive in the UK or leave the UK part way through the month, the stipend for that month will be adjusted as appropriate.
OTHER KEY DATES
From 8 November 2017: Sifting of applications against eligibility criteria
Mid-November to December 2017: Independent reading committees assess eligible applications
January to early February 2018: Applicants are shortlisted for interviews by the British Embassies/High Commissions in-country
By mid-February 2018: Applicants are notified that they have been selected for interview
26 February 2018: Deadline for applicants invited to interview to submit references and undergraduate certificates
5 March to 2 May 2018: Global interview period
Early June 2018: Announcement of interview results
12 July 2018: Deadline for UK university unconditional offers
12 July 2018: Deadline for meeting English language requirement
September/October 2018: 2018/2019 Chevening Scholars commence their studies in the UK
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).
Multiple host countries may mean that no travel is required.
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