The Association of Commonwealth Universities is offering the Chevening Scholarships for one year postgraduate Masters course to study any discipline at UK Universities 2013/2014
Accepted Subject Areas?
Chevening Scholarships are awarded for a Full time 1 year Postgraduate studies in the UK across a wide range of fields; including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia in any UK
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Chevening Scholarship programme was established in 1983 and is now an internationally prestigious scheme with over 41,000 alumni. In 2011-12 there were over 700 Chevening Scholars studying at universities across the UK. Chevening Scholarships are currently offered in approximately 110 countries. Chevening awards enable Scholars to study a one-year postgraduate Master’s course in any discipline at any UK university.
Chevening Scholarships are for high-calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership
There are no age restrictions for Chevening Scholarships. To qualify for a Chevening Scholarship, you must:
· Demonstrate that you have achieved a minimum English language requirement (set out below) at the time that you submit your application
· Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country at the time of applying for the award, and intend to return there at the end of the period of study
· Hold a degree that is equivalent to at least a good UK second-class honours degree. Further information on UK degree equivalency can be found from UK NARIC
· Have completed at least two years’ work or equivalent experience by 30 September 2012
English language requirement
In order to apply for a Chevening Scholarship you must demonstrate that you have achieved a minimum level of English language ability at the time of application
You are expected to submit applications to UK universities before, or at the same time as, applying for a Chevening Scholarship. It is your responsibility to pay for any fee relating to your university applications, (including administration fees, English tests and GMAT tests). The courses to which you apply must be:
· a one-year postgraduate Master’s course,
· the University of Oxford Certificate in Diplomatic Studies, or
· an approved short course (as advertised from time to time on the Chevening website and/or your local British Embassy or High Commission website).
Applying through eChevening:
25. To apply for a Chevening Scholarship, you must complete and submit an online eChevening application form.