1,500 Chevening Scholarships Opens in UK for Developing Countries in 2016/17

A total of one thousand five hundred (1,500) student applicants will benefit from the 2016/17 Chevening Scholarships in United Kingdom (UK) this year. Application is open for Africans and Scholars from Developing Countries. Apply now!

Brief description: The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships from 3 August until 3 November 2015 for graduates from developing countries. In just a few weeks’ time, approxiamtely 1,500 dynamic future leaders from all over the world, and from all professional backgrounds, will arrive in the UK to start a life-changing year studying and discovering the UK as a Chevening Scholar. This time next year, this really could be you, and the first step to being awarded a prestigious Chevening Scholarship is to apply.

Eligible Fields of Study


Chevening Scholarships are awarded across a wide range of fields; including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia in any UK University

About Scholarship

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with strong academic backgrounds who also have demonstrable leadership potential. The scholarship offers financial support to study for a Master’s degree at any of the UK’s leading universities and the opportunity to become part of an influential global network of 44,000 alumni. There are approximately 1,500 Chevening Scholarships on offer globally for the 2016/2017 academic cycle. These scholarships represent a significant investment from the UK government to develop the next cohort of global leaders.

Scholarship Offered Since: 1983

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

  • 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 14 July 2016
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 14 July 2016

Number of Scholarship: 1,500

Value of Scholarship: A full Chevening Scholarship award normally comprises:

  • payment of tuition fees;
  • travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for you only;
  • an arrival allowance;
  • a grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis or dissertation (if required);
  • an excess baggage allowance;
  • the cost of an entry clearance (visa) application for you only;
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover accommodation and living expenses. The monthly stipend will depend on whether you are studying inside or outside London. It is currently £917 per month outside London and £1134 per month inside London (subject to annual review).

Duration of Scholarship: One year

Eligible African Countries: Developing countries

To be taken at (country): UK Universities

Application Deadline: opens on 3 August 2015 to close on 3 November 2015

Offered annually? yes

How can I Apply?

To apply for a Chevening Scholarship, you must complete and submit an online eChevening application form. Visit scholarship webpage for details.

Sponsors

Chevening Scholarships are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), with further contributions from universities and other partners in the UK and overseas, including governmental and private sector bodies.

Important Notes: The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when scholars are conditionally selected for an award.

 



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0 Replies to “1,500 Chevening Scholarships Opens in UK for Developing Countries in 2016/17”

  1. hello… I am so interested in applying for the scholarship. how can I apply please? am a female from Malawi… Africa. thank you

  2. i belong to pakistan nd i want a full free scholarship for mbbs i have just cleard my 12th is this scholarship available plz give me i obligly thankfull to you for this favour

  3. Hello Dear, first of all i would like to thank you, I am nesre kedir from Ethiopia and i have BSC in agricultural economics in 2005E.C with 3.85 and i have two years ex prince in graduate assistance mizan tepi in Ethiopia ,now i am attending masters program in Haramaya university and i want to join your scholarship positron please contact me at nesre39@gmail.com/+251917933283

    1. nesre kedir

      October 21, 2015 at 4:56 pm

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      Hello Dear, first of all i would like to thank you, I am nesre kedir from Ethiopia and i have BSC in agricultural economics in 2005E.C with CGPA3.85 and i have two years ex prince in graduate assistance mizan tepi in Ethiopia ,now i am attending masters program in Haramaya university and i want to join your scholarship positron please contact me at nesre39@gmail.com/+251917933283

  4. My name is teshiwal deress from Ethiopia. I have BSc degree in clinical laboratory sciences with GPA 3.55 from university of Gondar during 2013 for this I have a two years of experience at university of Gondar as an asistant instructer. During this time now I am attending MSc program at Addis Ababa university, but I have strong feeling to join your MSc program. For any additional information please contact me with Email; teshiwalderess@gmail.com OR Tel;
    +251921638642

  5. I am a South Sudanese by nationality with interest and ability to study in UK. I graduated in 2014 from Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology in Bor, South Sudan and awarded Bachelor of Science (honors)in Animal Production.

    Currently I am working in the same University as a Teaching Assistant and if I am given this golden Scholarship then I will be a full lecturer.

    I will be more grateful to UK people and government if I am given an opportunity to study under their scholarship. My aim of studying is to gain knowledge and skills that I should us to contribute to the change and development of livestock sector in particular and development of South Sudan, Region and the world in general

    I will appreciate if I am guided on how to apply for Chevening Scholarship and I am interest in doing masters in livestock production or animal Science.

    You can also reach me by calling +211955057509/+211912263465

  6. Dear sir/madam my name is Abdikanihaji.I am from Ethiopia.I hotly interest your university and to upgrade or persue my education to your side.Therefore, I request you to include me the participants of this golden opportunity.I will have wished you to accept me.Thank you very much

  7. Hello dear ,first of all i would like to tanks you, i am Nuru mohammed from Ethiopia and i have Ms.c in biology (zoology) in 2014 G.c in wollo university from Ethiopia ,know i want to join your scholarship position please contact me at nurumohammed4@yahoo.com/+251913683569.

  8. Hello dear ,first of all i would like to tanks you, i am Nuru mohammed from Ethiopia and i have Ms.c in biology (zoology) in 2014 G.c in wollo university from Ethiopia, i am attending Doctorate programme your university ,know i want to join your scholarship position please contact me at nurumohammed4@yahoo.com/+251913683569.

  9. I’m Nur Kedir from Ethiopia,i have first degree in animal science with CGPA OF 3.47.I’m happy if i join these kind of opportunity. Contact me by this (251916188734) Thank you for your time.

  10. First of all i would like to thank you for this program. Then i would introduce my self i am learning mechanical engineering in jimma university in ethiopia country. I learning 4th year & only 1 year required to finished. Therefore if you are ok contact me by email:obsinangirm@.gmail.com

  11. great opportunity here I look foward to apply once I meet the criteria, am about to finish my undergraduate from Mount Kenya University.

  12. first of all I would like thanks you for giving this chance to developing country,secondly my is bezabeh tadesse Ihave been graduated from bahirdar university in2007gregorian calander by pedagogical scince composit geography(BED)that means .please tray to contact me by +251(0910768431).

  13. First of all I would like thanks you for giving this chance to developing country,secondly my is bezabeh tadesse Ihave been graduated from bahirdar university in2007gregorian calander by pedagogical scince composit geography(BED)that means .please tray to contact me by +251(0910768431).Ethiopia.

  14. Hello dear! I am Fitsum Shibabaw, from Ethiopia. I have BA degree in Development and Environmental Management Studies with CGPA 2.61. I have also 2 years work experience. Getting scholarships is my dream and i am interested to join your institutions. Thank you.

  15. I have diploma physics and i want to join and make my bachlor by technology if it is possible if it is not by related to physics

  16. hello dear, first of all iwoud like to thank you, I am andenet bahiru from Ethiopia and I have BA in geograph and env’tal study in 2011 with GPA 3.01 and Iwant to join your scholarship position please contact me to at andusew2008@gmail.com or+251920631978

  17. My name is Bogale Belay. I am an Ethiopian by
    nationality with interest and
    ability to study in UK. I
    graduated in 2015 from Bahir Dar
    University of in Ethiopia
    and awarded Master of Science in Mathematics.
    Currently I am working in a Teachers Training College as a Trainer and if I am given this
    golden Scholarship then I will be glad and will have a chance to invest my potential.
    I will be more grateful to UK people and government if I am
    given an opportunity to study under their scholarship. My
    aim of studying is to gain
    knowledge and skills that I should to contribute to the change and development of
    fininancial sector in particular
    and development of my country Ethiopia,Africa and the world in general
    I will appreciate if I am guided
    on how to apply for Chevening
    Scholarship and I am interested
    in doing masters in any finance Business fields.
    You can also reach me by
    calling +251915541534

    Best regards,
    Bogale Belay

  18. Hello Applicants,

    We understand that many of you are finding it difficult submitting their applications to this scholarship. Kindly reply and ask us specific questions to assist you. To do so, reply to this comment below.

    Afrischolarship Team.

  19. My name is wondimagegn I am Ethiopian i have termindous interst to learn abroad ,now i am second yearcivil engineering student at wolita sodo university .

  20. Hello, I am Inno from Uganda. I really thank you for this grat act of love.
    I am a graduate of Democracy and Development Studies in the Uganda Martyrs University in Uganda. I am Currently working with Hoima District Local Government as a Community Development Officer since 2014. I am married with childen and therefore a responsible person.
    I would therefore be profoundly humbled if I am given this
    opportunity as I strive to serve my community better. Be blessed

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