Chevening Scholarships for Postgraduate Students,2013-14 , UK is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Partner Organisations funded Chevening Scholarships for Foreign Students to Study Postgraduate Courses at Universities in UK 2013/14
Chevening Scholarships are awarded across a wide range of fields; including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia.
Chevening awards enable Scholars to study a one-year postgraduate Master’s course.
Chevening Scholarships are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), with further contributions from universities and other partners in the UK and overseas, including governmental and private sector bodies.
Scholarship can be taken at:
There are no age restrictions for Chevening Scholarships. To qualify for a Chevening Scholarship, you must:
-demonstrate that you have achieved a minimum English language requirement (set out below) at the time that you submit your application
-be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country at the time of applying for the award, and intend to return there at the end of the period of study
-hold a degree that is equivalent to at least a good UK second-class honours degree. Further information on UK degree equivalency can be found from UK NARIC
-have completed at least two years’ work or equivalent experience by 30 September 2012
Scholarship Open for International Students:
The students of Chevening-eligible country can apply for this scholarship.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Chevening Scholarship programme was established in 1983 and is now an internationally prestigious scheme with over 41,000 alumni. In 2011-12 there were over 700 Chevening Scholars studying at universities across the UK. Chevening Scholarships are currently offered in approximately 110 countries.The Chevening programme makes awards to talented individuals who demonstrate the potential to become future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers. Chevening Scholarships are awarded across a wide range of fields; including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia.
What does it cover?
A full Chevening Scholarship award normally comprises:
-payment of tuition fees;
-travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only;
-an arrival allowance;
-a grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis or dissertation (if required);
-an excess baggage allowance;
-the cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only;
-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 London. It is currently £917 per month outside London and £1134 per month inside London (subject to annual review)
Chevening Scholarships are for high-calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. You will need to demonstrate that you:
-have the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership in your home country
-are motivated to develop your career in order to establish a position of leadership in your own country within ten years of your Scholarship
-have a clear post-Scholarship plan, outlining your career objectives and how you plan to achieve them
-are committed to networking to find global solutions
-are committed to networking within the Chevening community, via online engagement and attending Chevening events in the UK and engaging with the alumni network in your home country
-are able to use your studies and experience in the UK to benefit yourself, your country and the UK
-are capable of successfully undertaking and completing your proposed course of study in the UK
If you have registered on the Chevening website you will be notified when the eChevening site is open for applications.
How to Apply:
To apply for a Chevening Scholarship, you must complete and submit an online application form.
Scholarship Application Deadline:
Applications will open in October 2012 and close in December 2012. The opening and closing dates for each country will be available on the country pages of the Chevening website.
Further Scholarship Information and Application