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Chevening Masters Scholarships, funded by the UK government, are highly competitive awards offered to outstanding individuals worldwide, covering full tuition fees, living expenses, and other allowances for postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom. 

Chevening Scholarship Details

This international scholarship program invites students from 160 countries for one year fully funded master’s program in UK Universities. International students including Pakistan with excellent academics can avail of this opportunity to serve their nations with advancement.


Chevening Scholarship Acceptance Rate

  • Success rate for Chevening Scholarship is only 2-3 percent. The Chevening scholarship program is highly competitive, candidates who meet the high potential criteria can only avail of this fully funded scholarship opportunity. 


Chevening Scholarships Objectives

Chevening Scholarships provide educational funds with the objective to

  • Enable outstanding emerging students to start a one-year master’s program in the UK

  • Provide a platform for passionate, influencers, and solution providers for better career and future

  • Enhance student’s professional goals and experience


Chevening Scholarship Duration

  • Chevening Scholarships cover one year of study expenses for the master’s program. If the academic duration exceeds one year, students will manage the cost on their own.


Chevening Number Of Scholarships

  • Every year Chevening Scholarship program provides the chance to more than 20 international students for pursuing their higher education at any UK University



Important Facts

       No. of scholarships         

         More than 20

         Host country         


         Study Level         



         Any UK University listed below         


         1st November         


Chevening Scholarship Benefits

Chevening Scholarship is a fully funded program to develop professional leadership qualities in talented and passionate students and covers

  1. Student’s tuition fee: Chevening scholarship funding covers a limited amount of tuition fee (£ 18,000), tuition fees exceeding this will be paid by the student himself.

  2. Two-way airfare: Travel costs to and from the UK will be covered by the Chevening Scholarship program

  3. Monthly stipend: Chevening Scholarship stipend of £ 700-1000 per month granted to cover living expenses that include

    • 70-125£/ week for accommodation

    • 60-80£/ week for utility bills

    • 20-40£/ week for food

    • 20-40£/ week for travel expenses

  4. Visa fee: The Chevening scholarship cover the student’s visa fee for one time after being selected for the scholarship

  5. Travel allowance: To attend any study event in the UK, a Chevening Scholarship amount of £200 will be paid to students (one time)


Chevening Scholarship Courses

Chevening Scholarships provide a grant for every master’s study program offered by UK Universities. Students can select three courses based on priorities. The following courses are eligible to study for Chevening Scholarships program

  • Courses started in autumn

  • Not- research-focused master’s courses

  • Offered by UK Universities


Students cannot apply for

  • Part-time courses

  • Distance learning master programs

  • Courses with less than 9 and more than 12 months duration

  • Ph.D. or DPhil

  • Courses with more than one month outside the UK


Chevening Scholarship Eligible Countries

Chevening Scholarships are offered for 160 countries around the world, some of them are as follows

  • Pakistan

  • Nepal

  • India

  • Sri Lanka

  • Azerbaijan

  • Afghanistan


List Of Universities For Chevening Scholarships

45 UK Universities admit international students as a host for Chevening Scholarships, some of them are as follows

  • University of Nottingham

  • Lancaster University

  • Bangor University

  • University of Essex

  • Newcastle University

  • University of Surrey

  • University of Leeds

  • University of East Anglia

Students can find a list of Chevening Scholarship Universities here


Chevening Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Chevening selects outstanding and passionate students from all over the world for the scholarship program. To be eligible for the Chevening scholarship, applicants have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria

  • Must be a citizen of Chevening eligible country

  • Must be agreed to retake to Pakistan for two years after completion of master the r program

  • Hold an undergraduate degree with a  minimum 3.2 CGPA

  • Must have two year work experience

  • Admission/unconditional offer letter from a UK University


Who Cannot Apply for Chevening Scholarships

  • Applicants cannot apply for Chevening Scholarships if they hold British nationality, r dual national

  • Stacie staffmber of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

  • If the applicant is employed by Chevening partner universities



How To Apply For Chevening Scholarships

The application process for Chevening Scholarship is online, students have to get an unconditional offer letter from UK University to proceed with the Chevening Scholarship application. Students have to follow the listed steps for the Chevening Scholarship application process

  • Step-I: Go to the UK University’s official website

  • Step II: After receiving an unconditional offer letter from UK University, visit the Chevening Scholarship Application online portal

  • By selecting the country and study level, applicants have to fill out the application form


Required Documents For Chevening Scholarship

  • Attested educational transcripts

  • Reference letters (minimum 2)

  • Admission/ Unconditional offer letter from UK University


Chevening Scholarship Terms And Conditions

While applying for Chevening Scholarship, pre-stage questions will be asked of students related to eligibility criteria.

  • Any wrong data will lead to the student’s disqualification for Chevening Scholarship.

  • For every segment of the scholarship application form, there is a fixed word count limit that the students have to fulfill

  • Any copied content will lead to rejection, so students must be aware to enter the plagiarism free data

  • All the information should be in English (no other language is acceptable)

  • Chevening Scholarship accepts the files with the prescribed font and size, variation will not be accepted

  • Students can submit one application in a certain year. After mentioning a valid reasoforof rejection they can apply next year for same scholarship program


Chevening Scholarship Timeline

It almost takes eight months for a Chevening Scholarship Application to process. Here is a detail for the Chevening Scholarship opening and the last date

      Application Steps      

      Calendar Date      

      Applications open for Chevening Scholarships      

      2nd August      

      Chevening Scholarship deadline      

      1st November      

    Pre-stage stage selection for eligibility criteria       

      2nd November      

      Committee assessment      

      Mid November to December      

      Applicants shortlisting for interview      

      January to Mid-February      

      Deadline for documents and reference submission      

      February to April      


      27th February to 28th April      

      Results displayed in      


      Offer deadline      

      13th July      

      Studies began in the UK      

      September/ October      



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