Postgraduate study

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Chevening Scholarships

  • For talented graduates and young professionals who the FCO identify as the potential leaders of tomorrow to develop strong links with the UK and with each other in a global network.
  • Both campuses
  • UK/EU and international students
  • 100% off tuition fees
  • Master's

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 at universities across the UK.

There are over 44,000 Chevening Alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.

For further information, please refer to the Chevening website.

Who can apply for a Chevening Scholarship?

Chevening Scholarships are for talented professionals who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields, including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia.

Applicants should be high calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership.

Chevening Scholarships are available to students from more than 160 countries and territories worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU).

Applications for 2018/2019 Chevening Scholarships close on 7 November 2017. 

How can I apply for a Chevening Scholarship?

Applications must be submitted via the Chevening website.

Please refer to the guidance on the website before applying, including the frequently asked questions. Check deadlines carefully, as applications received after the deadline may not be considered.

You should also refer to the country webpages on the Chevening website which contain guidance for applicants from your country, including priority subject areas.

Further information is available on the International website.