Chevening Scholarships 2017-2018 Now open


The Chevening Scholarships are a  UK government’s global scholarship programme, sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme targets outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the globe to study for a master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.

Host Institution(s):

The scholarship covers Masters at any UK University

Field(s) of study:

Masters in any field at any UK University

Deadline:8th  November 2016

Course start date : Sept/Oct 2017

Number of Awards:

Approximately 1500 Chevening scholarships recipients each year from all over the world.

Scholarship value:

The Chevening Scholarship generally covers university tuition fees, a monthly stipend, travel costs to and from the UK, an arrival allowance, a homeward departure allowance, the cost of one visa application, and a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK.


The scholarships are targeted to citizens of Chevening-eligible countries.  See the official website for complete list of countries eligible for Chevening scholarships.
Person specifications include:

• Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country.

• Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended

• Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a post-graduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK

• Have at least two years’ work experience

• Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 13 July 2017

• Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017
Application instructions:

Applications for AY 2017-2018 open from August 2016 – November 2016.

Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page. Applications close on  8 November 2016 at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time).

It is important to visit the official website and the country specific page for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website:

Link for Kenyan Applicants :




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