Chevening Scholarships

Publish Date: Aug 18, 2016

Deadline: Nov 08, 2016

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.‌

A full Chevening scholarship usually includes:

  • Payment of tuition fees
  • Economy travel to and from your country of residence
  • Arrival and departure allowances
  • Individual visa cost
  • Monthly personal living allowance

Chevening-Bristol partnership

The University of Bristol is delighted to be a Chevening partner. Through this partnership we are pleased to announce three Chevening-Bristol partnership awards for students studying one of the following programmes in the School for Policy


  • MSc Public Policy
  • MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health

Eligible students for Chevening scholarships

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a postgraduate programme at a UK university
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience

How to apply

The application process takes a minimum of eight months. Applications for 2017 entry open on Monday 8 August 2016 12:00 BST and close on Tuesday 8 November 2016 12:00 GMT. A full application timeline is available on the Chevening website.

Previous Chevening scholars have gone on to use their skills to transform lives. Teocah Dove, 2014/15 cohort, who completed an MSc in Gender and International Relations at Bristol, was awarded a Queen’s Young Leaders Award for her youth and community development work.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Hugh Brady, welcomed 2015/16 cohort of Chevening scholars at a reception in November 2015. We are looking forward to hosting a similar event for the 2016/17 cohort.

The selection process for Chevening Awards can vary in length depending on which award you are applying to.

Chevening Fellowships

The process of selecting Chevening Fellows takes a minimum of six months from the application deadline to when fellows are conditionally selected for an award. This can vary depending on which fellowship programme you are applying to. Detailed information will appear on each fellowship's apply page.

Chevening Scholarships

The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when scholars are conditionally selected for an award.

For more details please click on the "Further official information" link below.

This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

Similar Opportunities



Public Health

Study Levels


Eligible Countries


Host Countries

United Kingdom