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    Dorcas Ebuara

    Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the foreign and commonwealth office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of awards- Chevening Scholarship and Fellowships.


    · Be a citizen of a Chevening – eligible country.

    · Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended

    · Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme in the UK university by the time you submit your application. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK but may be different depending on your course and university choice

    · Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience

    · Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices.

    You are not eligible for a Chevening Scholarship if you:

    · Hold British or dual citizenship (unless you are a citizen of a British overseas Territory or hold BN (O) and are applying from Hong Kong)

    · Hold refuge status in a non- Chevening eligible country. Applicants who are citizens of a Chevening-eligible country and who hold refuge status in a Chevening -eligible country are eligible for a scholarship.

    · Are an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee (since July 2018) of Her Majesty’s Government (including British embassies/ high commissions; the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy; Department for International Trade; the Ministry of Defence; and the Home Office), or staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

    · Employees, former employees, or relatives of an employee (since July 2018) of Chevening partner organisation are eligible to apply, but cannot receive a Chevening partner Award from the organisation which they work, previously worked, or are affiliated with through relatives.

    · Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship.

    · Once Applications have been submitted, they undergo an electronic sift against eligibility and criteria. Any applications deemed ineligible will be removed automatically from the selection process.


    A Chevening Scholarship covers:

    1. University tuition fees

    2. A monthly stipend

    3. Travel costs to and from the UK

    4. An arrival allowance

    5. A homeward departure allowance

    6. The cost of one visa application

    7. A travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK


    02 November 2021.


    If interested and eligible, you may click on their official website to learn more about the Scholarship and how to apply.

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