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British Council Scholarships - The Chevening Programme
Description
For over 27 years, Chevening has, provided more than 30,000 scholarships at higher education institutions in the UK for postgraduate students or researchers from countries across the world.

Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the scholarship scheme also receives significant contributions from higher education institutions and other organisations in the UK, and from a wide range of overseas sponsors, including governmental and private sector bodies.

Chevening Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion and academia.Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships are open between 12:00 GMT on 8 August 2016 and 12:00 BST on 8 November 2016 (both midday UK time).
Payment type
Fee Waiver, Monthly Stipend and Travel Allowance
Value
Please see conditions
Value unit
Grant
Basis of award
Academic Achievement, Community Service, Work Experience, Leadership
Eligibility
  • Please see conditions.

  • Awards are made for one year's formal study for a Master's qualification or for a shorter period of not less than three months to pursue private study or research at a university or similar institution in the UK.
Applicants cannot be:
  • A UK or EU national
  • An employee of the FCO (including British Embassies and High Commissions), the British Council, a co-sponsor or sponsoring UK university, or their relatives, or former employee who left such employment within the past two years
  • People who have already received financial benefit from a UK Government Funded award.
Nationality
All
Study area
All
Commencement date
 
Applications open
08/08/2016
Applications close
08/11/2016
Tenable At
Overseas Institution
Currently available
Yes
Application status
Closed