[Opportunity] The Chevening Scholarship and Fellowship

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The UK government is calling on citizens of commonwealth countries listed here, to apply for the Chevening Scholarship and Fellowship.

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 the UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Applications for Chevening Scholarships & Chevening Fellowship awards are open between August 8 and November 8 2016.


  • An undergraduate degree that will enable you gain entry into a postgraduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
  • Have at least two years’ work experience (this may be up to five years for fellowship programmes, please refer to your country page for further details).
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended.
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 13th of July 2017.
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017. Chevening accepts English language tests from five providers including Academic IELTS, Pearson PTE Academic, TOEFL iBT, Cambridge English: Advanced (CEA) and Trinity ISE II (B2).

  Click here to apply