Chevening Scholarships 2019


Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship program, open to scholars from around the world including African Countries who wishes to study for a master’s degree in any course at any UK university, it is  funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office  and partner organizations.

Host Institutions: Any university in the UK Level/Field(s) of study: Full-time taught Masters Degree Program in any subject.

Number of Awards: Around 1,500 scholarships globally will be offered.

Target persons: The scholarships are targeted to citizens of Chevening-eligible countries.  See the official website for complete list of countries eligible for Chevening scholarships.

Scholarship value/inclusions: A Chevening Scholarship normally covers university tuition fees, a monthly living allowance, an economy class return airfare to the UK, and additional grants and allowances to cover essential expenditure.

Eligibility: To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

  •  Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country. 
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended.
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a post-graduate program at a UK university. 
  • Have at least two years’ work experience.
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 11 July 2020.
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 11 July 2020 either by taking an English language test or claiming an exemption based on the UKVI exempt categories.
 Application instructions: 2020/2021 Applications will opens 5th August, 2019. Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page. 

Applications close on 12:00 GMT, 6 November 2019. It is important to visit your individual country page at the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website: Official Scholarship Website: