Chevening fellowships in UK for international students 2022

Application for 2022 Chevening fellowships will soon commenced. This page contain details of how you can apply, as well as criteria and requirements.

Funded by the UK government, Chevening Fellowships are offered annually. The fellowship is aimed at supporting mid-career professionals who are already working and won’t have enough time to undertake full-time study in UK.

Since the category of candidates suitable for this award are often not able to take a full year out of work to study a one year master’s degree, a Chevening Fellowship provides them the opportunity to undertake short study in the UK.

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How much is this fellowship worth?

Chevening fellowship is fully funded.

Which programmes are covered?

The fellowship comprise of the following areas:

Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship

Chevening British Library Fellowship

Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship

Chevening Energy Market Reform fellowship

Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowship

Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence

Chevening Healthcare, Health policy and Health reform fellowship

Chevening India Cyber Security Fellowship

Chevening LSE fellowship

Chevening Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Fellowship

Chevening Research Science and Innovation  Leadership Fellowship

Chevening South Asia Journalism Programme

Chevening Western Balkans Cyber Security Fellowship

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Which nationalities are eligible?

The fellowship is open to applicants from all countries.

Who can apply?

You can apply for a Chevening fellowship if you:

1. demonstrate the potential to rise to a position of leadership and influence in your career.

2. demonstrate the personal, intellectual and interpersonal attributes reflecting this potential.

3. will return to your country of citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship.

4. have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of applying.

5. meet all programme-specific fellowship eligibility requirements.

6. don’t hold British or dual British citizenship.

7. have not received UK Government scholarship funding (including Chevening) within the last five years.

You will only be eligible to apply for a Chevening Fellowship after a period of five years following the completion of your first UK Government-funded scholarship.

8. not an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee (since July 2016) of Her Majesty’s Government (including British Embassies/High Commissions, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Department for International Trade, the Ministry of Defence and the Home Office), or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

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How to apply for the fellowship

Application for 2022 Chevening fellowship will commence on 3 August, 2021. Apply through Chevening fellowships application page.

When is the deadline?

Applications for Chevening fellowship close at 12:00 midday (GMT) 2 November, 2021.


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