Scholarships at Northumbria University
|Externally Funded Scholarships: Chevening Scholarships|
|Scholarship Name||Externally Funded Scholarships: Chevening Scholarships|
What are Chevening Scholarships?
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The Scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree.
Who can apply for a Chevening Scholarship?
Applicants should be high calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. Chevening Scholars come from 144 countries and territories worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU).
To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship, you must:
Most Chevening Scholarships cover:
Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only.
When do applications for Chevening Scholarships open?
Applications for Chevening Scholarships open in the autumn. Exact dates will be available on the country pages of www.chevening.org.
How to apply for a Chevening Scholarship:
Full information about deadlines and priority subjects for countries which offer Chevening Scholarships will be available on the country pages of www.chevening.org.
For further information on applying for a Chevening Scholarship, sign up for alerts at www.chevening.org. Applicants can also contact the Chevening Scholarships Secretariat at www.chevening.org/enquiry.
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