Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from all over the world to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.
Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
As Chevening Scholarships are fully-funded, your award includes the following:
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
a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK
When applying to Chevening, You will need to select three different master's courses. These can be three different courses at the same institution or three similar courses at up to three different universities. You will need to apply separately to your selected courses directly via the university. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure you get a place. To be awarded a scholarship, you must get an unconditional offer for one of your course choices by 16 July 2020. In order to be eligible, the courses you choose must be full-time, and:
Start in the autumn term (usually September/October)
Taught master’s (i.e. not research-focused MRes programmes)
Lead to a master’s degree qualification
Based in the UK
There is a fee cap applied to MBA programmes that requires you to cover any additional cost over £18,000. To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:
Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.
Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended.
Have completed all components of an undergraduate 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.
Have at least two years of work experience. The types of work experience that are eligible for Chevening can include: Full-time employment, part-time employment, voluntary work, paid or unpaid internships
The Chevening scholarship are done online on https://www.chevening.org/scholarship/eswatini/.