British council Chevening scholarship 2021/2022
The British council Chevening scholarships is the United Kingdom (UK) Government’s international programme with the aim of developing leaders globally. Its core founders are The Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and partner organizations, the chevening provides two types of scholarship awards namely;
- The chevening Scholarships and
- Chevening fellowships.
Their awardee are specially selected by the British embassies / high commissions globally.
Chevening presents unique opportunity to future leaders, decisionmakers and influencers to advance professionally with their academics, network extensively, experience British culture, to help build a positive future relationship with the UK.
Any United Kingdom (UK) university.
Course/field of study
Check here for list of courses to be awarded by the chevening scholarship progamme.
Scholarship value & inclusion
The British council Chevening scholarship 2021/2022 is a fully-funded scholarship which includes accomodations, airplane ticket and course fee.
Number of awards
1,500 scholarships will be awarded globally.
The scholarship is targeted to group of citizens who falls under the chevening country. See here for list of chevening eligible countries, if you don’t belong to the chevening countries. You don’t need to apply.
Eligibility requirement for chevening scholarship include;
- You must be a bonafide citizen of chevening eligible countries or territories.
- Beneficiary must return to his country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after his / her award progamme has ended.
- Have completed all components of an First Degree degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university by the time you submit your application. This is typically equivalent to an upper second class 2:1 honours degree in the UK but may be different depending on your course and university choice.
- Applicants should at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.
The chevening application opened 3 August 2021.
2 November 2021. 12:00 (GMT).
- Click on the apply here button below.
- Select / click on your country of origin from the list of eligible chevening countries
- Scroll down to the middle page and click on apply.
- A page will come up where you will find where to Login with your email and password or register.
- Click on register here for new application.
- Fill in your details and submit.
Chevening Scholarship website
The official chevening Scholarship website is: http://www.chevening.org.