2013/14 Chevening Scholarships

2013/14 Chevening Scholarships

2013/14 Chevening Scholarships

Applications for 2013/14 Chevening Scholarships are now open.  Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university.

Selection criteria

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


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

If you do not meet the above criteria please do not apply. Your application will not be considered. 

Other Information of 2013/14 Chevening Scholarships

For full information about eligibility and selection criteria please read the guidance for applicants.

How To Apply ?

Please submit your application electronically by completing the online Chevening Scholarships application form (using Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox – please do not use Safari as this may cause technical issues). Please note the following:

  • Under ‘proposed course details’, you must select ‘Masters’ from the drop-down menu, or ‘Other’ if you are applying for the University of Oxford Certificate in Diplomatic Studies or an approved short course
  • Under ‘duration of studies’ you must select ’12 months’ if you are applying for a Master’s course

It is recommended that you save the details of your application in a separate document.  You are also advise to submit your application well in advance of the closing date.


All application must be made by 2 January 2013.

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