British Chevening Scholarships -Applications are now been accepted by UK Government from a citizens of Chevening-eligible countries for the 2020/2021 Scholarships programme. All application submission for the 2020-2021 British Chevening scholarships is 5th November, 2019.
Brief About British Chevening Scholarships
The Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme targetted on developing global leaders. It was funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth office (FCO) and Partner organisations, chevening offers two of award; Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships; however the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and high commissions allover the world.
Who is Eligible for British Chevening Scholarships?
- For you to be eligible for chevening Scholarships, you need to have the following criteria:
- Applicants must be a citizen of a Chevening-eligble countries.
- Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended.
- An applicants have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable him gain entry into postgraduate programme at the UK university by the time you submit your applications. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
- Applicants should have atleast two years of work experience.
A work experience that are eligible for Chevening British scholarahips?
- A full-time employment
- Part-time employment
- Voluntary work
- Paid or unpaid internships
- Have applied to three different eligible University courses and have received an unconditional offers from one of these choices by 16 july 2020
- Be able to meet up the British Chevening language requirement by 16 july 2020.
Your British Chevening Scholarships Application will be rejected if:
- Hold British or dual British citizenships (Unless you are a citizen of a British overseas Territory or Hold BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong).
- Hold refugee status in a non-chevening eligible country.
- Applicants whp are citizens of a Chevening-eligible country and who hold refugee status in a Chevening-eligible country are eligible for the scholarships.
Are an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee (since july 2017) of Her Majesty’s Government (Including British embassies/high commissions; the Department for the international development; the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy; Department for International Trade; the Ministry of Defence; and the Home office), or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
- Employees, former employees, or relatives’ of an employee (Since July 2017) of Chevening partner organizations are eligible to apply, however but cannot receive a Chevening Partner Award from the organization from which they work, previously worked, or are affiliated with through relatives.
- Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarships.
English Language requirement?
For you to receive a British Chevening Scholarships, all interested applicants must demonstrate that they have fulfilled Chevening English language requirement by 16 july 2020. They are hereby advised all applicants to ensure they have fulfilled the english language requirements as early as possible by either:
- Taking an English language test.
- Claiming an exemption based on the UKVI exempt categories.
British Chevening Acknowledges English Language tests from five providers:
- Academic IELTS
- Pearson PTE Academic
- TOEFL iBT
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CEA) Trinity ISE II (B2)
What Benefits will i get from British Chevening Scholarships Awards?
- A full Chevening Scholarships normally offers:
- Payments of Tuition fees (see point 1.2.a in relation to MBA fees caps).
- 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 of london. These rates are subjects 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 partway through the month, the stipend for that month will be adjusted as appropriate.
How to Apply British Chevening Scholarships Awards?
- A valid passports or National ID card University transcripts degree certificates (undergraduate, postgraduate).
- Three different UK Master’s course choices
- The names and informations of two valid referees
- Kindly note that if you are shortlisted for an award, you will be required to logon to the online application system and request a reference from your referees. The request will generate an email to the referees and they will need to submit the reference by February 2020.
Deadline: 5th November 2019