What is UK Chevening Scholarship?
Do you wish to study in the UK and want to apply for a fully funded scholarship to afford to study for free in one of the UK Universities? Well, you can earn yourself an opportunity to study in the UK by applying for the UK Chevening scholarships. Chevening is sponsored by the UK Government via International awards organization that is mainly committed to empowering the worldwide leaders. There are varieties of courses catered for, by this Chevening Scholarship, and all the students from different countries and regions are encouraged to apply for the UK Chevening Scholarship.
What are the benefits of UK Chevening Scholarship?
Chevening Scholarship has several benefits such as listed below:
Monthly stipend allowance to live in the UK while your stay in UK University. If your university is located in UK metropolitan city then the amount of Monthly stipend will be considerably higher but if your university is located in small cities of UK then the stipend amount will be little lower, but it will still be enough to live a good life in that city.
Travel expenditures will also be covered by Chevening
Tuition Fee is fully covered as well
Chevening also provide funds for your departure expenses in your home country as well as upon arrival in the UK
All the expenses for events and conferences in the UK while your study period in UK University will also be covered by Chevening
UK Student Visa Fee will be paid by Chevening
How to apply for UK Chevening Scholarship?
Please check the following detailed procedure to get familiar with Chevening UK Scholarship online application:
Who can apply for a UK Chevening Scholarship?
To be eligible for a Chevening scholarship, you must:
Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
Go back to your home country and stay for a minimum of 24 months after the completion of the award.
Have been a bachelor’s degree or/equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honors degree in the UK in order to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at any UK university.
Have two years’ work experience for Scholarship as well as five years’ work experience for the Fellowship programmes. Acquire more information regarding the same on your country page?
Have applied to at least three eligible UK University courses and have acquired unconditional offer from any the universities before 11th July
Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 11 July
What documents are required for UK Chevening Scholarship Application?
Online application for Chevening Scholarship require following documents:
It is important to prepare all the below mentioned documents before opting for the application:
Valid national ID card as well as passport
At least 3 different UK Master’s course choices
All the degree certificates including undergraduate as well as postgraduate and the university transcripts.
University transcripts and degree certificates (undergraduate, postgraduate)
Details of two valid referees including their names.
All the shortlisted individuals for any award must log into the online application system as well as request a reference from your 2 valid referees. This page automatically generates an email for the referees as well as submitting the reference by 25th February.
If all the above-mentioned requirements are met, the applicant will be again required to submit UK Master’s University offer.
The applicant will also be required to submit documents proving his/her English language level.
Also, note that you are allowed to make your initial application without the above mentioned optional documents which may be uploaded at any point before 11th July. In case you are among the conditionally shortlisted candidates for Chevening Scholarship, it is important that you also provide documents as evidence that you meet the Chevening English language requirements as well as one unconditional offer from a qualified course by 11 July so that you can be maintained in the process.
English Langauge criteria for Chevening UK Scholarship?
All the applicants can take as many tests as possible in order to qualify for Chevening English language requirement. Keep in mind that Chevening will not pay for your English language testing expenses as you are responsible for all the costs associated with registration as well as booking
Chevening accepts English language tests from five providers:
Trinity ISE II (B2)
C1 level Advanced (formerly Cambridge English: [CAE] Advanced)
Pearson PTE Academic