The government of the United Kingdom (UK) offers merit-based scholarships to eligible and deserving students from all over the world. These scholarships are called Chevening Scholarships and they cover the cost of a year-long postgraduate degree in any course, at any university in the UK.

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Host Country: UK

Host Institutions: Most universities in the UK

Scholarship Type: Postgraduate scholarship

Eligible Courses: Most Courses taken in the UK are eligible

Award Type: Full scholarship

Frequency of award: Annually


Applications for the Chevening scholarship 2023-2024 open on the 2nd of August, 2022, and close on the 1st of November, 2022.


  1. Applicant must be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country.
  2. Recipients of the scholarship will be required to return to their country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after finishing the postgraduate degree.
  3. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree that is relevant to the postgraduate course they wish to embark on
  4. Applicants must have at least two years of working experience.
  5. Applicants must meet the required English Proficiency standards.
  6. Applicants must have applied to three courses relevant to their undergraduate studies and must have been granted provisional admission to study in at least one of them.
  7. British citizens are ineligible for this scholarship
  8.  Applicants who are employees, former employees, or related to employees of the British government or have been within the last two years are ineligible for this scholarship.
  9. Applicants who have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK-funded government scholarship are not eligible for this scholarship.
  10. Only full-time courses which are based in the UK are eligible for this scholarship.
  11. Courses must lead to a Master’s degree qualification, it must not be research-based.
  12. Courses must not be part-time, they must not be less than 9 months and not more than 12 months.


    1. Go to the Chevening website, choose your country, then choose the Chevening scholarship.
    2. Create an account
    3. Fill your profile with your personal information, save the data and validate your profile, then start your application
    4. Complete the quiz on the website to ensure that you are eligible for this scholarship.
    5. Fill out the application with the required data and prepare the following documents:
  1. Complete education document
  2. English language qualifications
  3. Conditional offers for proposed courses of study (you can upload up to three)
  4. Unconditional offers for proposed courses of study (one)
  5. References
  6. Passport and ID documents.
    1. Submit your application.


  1. Bachelor’s transcript and certificates
  2. Master’s transcripts and certificates
  3. Metric and FSC transcripts
  4. Course Summary


    1. Valid passport
    2. Chevening essay questions
    3. Europass CV
    4. Experience Letter
    5. University Admission Letter
    6. Reference letter
    7. Letter of motivation
    8. IELTS/ TOEFL (if applicable)
    9. Portfolio (if applicable).


  1. Tuition fees
  2. A monthly stipend
  3. Travel costs to and from the UK.
  4. An arrival allowance
  5. A departure allowance
  6. The coat of one visa application
  7. Grants to attend Chevening events

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