Get a Chance to Study in the UK with Chevening Scholarship 2018

Last Modified: 20 May 2024

The applications for the Chevening Scholarship for the academic year 2019 are open now. The last date for the application is 6th November 2018. Students from all across the world are invited to apply for the scholarship. As per the recent changes, an independent application committee will now assess the applications against the set eligibility criteria.

 Chevening Scholarship 2018 Latest Notification: The applications for the 2018-19 sessions open from 6th August 2018 and end on 6th November 2018. Students will receive notification for the interview round by Mid-February 2019. Selected applicants need to submit their reference by 25 February 2019. Subscribe to Exams Planner to get regular updates about this scholarship.

Chevening Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 06 Nov 2018
Class / Course Master & Doctoral Programs, Post Graduates, Masters Programme, Master’s in Mathematics, Masters in RD
Scholarship Type International
Awarded Amount Full tuition fee waiver, travel, and living allowance
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country All
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Important Dates



Applications OPEN

6th August 2018

Applications CLOSE

6th November 2018

Screening of applications

From 7th November 2018  (tentative)

Reading committee assess the eligible applications

Mid-November to December 2019

Applicants are short-listed for the interviews by the British Embassy.

January to Early February 2019

Applicants are informed about their selection for the interview.

Mid-February 2019

Deadlines for interview round selected candidates to submit their documents.

26th February 2019

Global Interview Period

5th March – 2nd May 2019

The announcement of Interview Results

Early in June 2019

Deadline for UK University unconditional offers and meeting Language requirements

11th July 2019

September/ October 2019

Commence their studies in the UK

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About Chevening Scholarship

The UK government gives this scholarship to international students for pursuing Masters Programme in any UK Universities. The students are selected for the scholarship not only on the basis of their academic performance but for their leadership skills also.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants can successfully apply for the scholarship only if they meet the criterion given below. Any student who fails to meet the criteria is considered ineligible for the reward.

  • The candidate must be a citizen of a Chevening eligible country
  • A return ticket to your country for a minimum of 2 years after your award has ended.
  • Have a bachelors/undergraduate degree in order to get an entry for a postgraduate course in the UK University.
  • The candidate must have a work experience of at least 2 years. (the number of years increases depending on the country the candidates resides in)
  • Apply to at least 3 different universities in the UK and attain an unconditional offer letter from one of them.
  • Complete the Chevening English language requirements.

Benefits under Chevening Scholarship

There are several benefits attached to the Chevening Scholarship. Any student who gets selected will receive: -

  • Payment of tuition fees
  • Travel allowance to and from your resident country
  • Arrival allowance
  • Visa application cost
  • Top up an allowance for travel
  • Monthly living allowance (depending on whether you would live inside or outside London)


How to Apply

Candidates need to follow only a few simple steps to submit their applications online. The steps include: -

  • Visit the official website of Chevening University.
  • Click on the Apply button from the menu.
  • Select your country to search for a scholarship.
  • Go through all the guidelines and details.
  • Now, click on the “Apply for the Scholarship” option and start filling the application form.
  • You will receive email updates about your application status once you are done applying.

Essential Documents

Those students who have applied for the Chevening Scholarship programme should keep a few important dates in their mind. If they get short-listed by the assessment committee for the scholarship, then they will receive a notification about their selection by mid-February 2019.

The important documents that each applicant needs to submit are: -

  • National Identity Proof or a valid Passport
  • University Mark sheets as well as Degree certificates (Graduation and Post Graduation)
  • 3 different UK Master’s course choices.
  • Names and Contact information of 2 references.