Friday, 5 March 2010

British Chevening Scholarship For Foreign Students


The programme provides nearly 1,000 Scholarships at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the UK for postgraduate students or researchers from over 130 countries. It also provides over 200 Fellowship places for mid-career professionals who are already working in fields related to the FCO’s policy goals. The programme is largely funded by the FCO. The Scholarship scheme receives significant contributions from HEIs and other organisations in the UK, and from a wide range of overseas sponsors including governmental and private sector bodies, with which the FCO or its overseas Posts have partnership agreements. It is managed by the British Council, on behalf of the FCO, both in the UK and overseas.

  • Have good English Language skills and an IELTS score of 6.5 (or its equivalent) for admission to postgraduate courses
  • Meet the academic requirements for their courses of study


  • A graduate with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. These include:

- influencing and communications skills, leadership track record, networking ability, ambition, plans for the future

- intelligence, academic potential, drive, self management, strength of character, integrity, interests outside work

  • Motivated to make a career that will take them to positions of leadership in their own country within 10 years of their scholarship
  • Committed to networking to find global solutions
  • Able to use their studies and experience in the UK to benefit themselves, their countries and the UK
Deadline : Annual

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