Chevening Scholarships

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
 Full terms and conditions can be found on the Chevening website.

Chevening-Bristol partnership

Applications are welcomed from any Chevening-eligible country, in any subject offered at the University of Bristol. In addition, the University of Bristol is also generously co-funding a number of Chevening Awards available to these specific programmes:
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
 Full eligibility criteria is available on the Chevening website.

How to apply 

Chevening are now accepting scholarship applications for 2018 entry. The deadline is 7th November 2017 at 12:00 (GMT). Please see the Chevening website for more information on how to apply. Students who wish to be considered for an award at Bristol are strongly encouraged to select the university as their first preference within their Chevening application. Please contact the International Office if you have any questions:

Find out more about being a Chevening Scholar at Bristol in this video


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.