Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime.
These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from your country and beyond to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
ELIGIBILITY FOR CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIP
Chevening scholarship is for taught Masters.
Subject area include: Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on this page.
Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:
- Valid passport/national ID card
- University transcripts and degree certificates (undergraduate, postgraduate)
- Three different UK master’s course choices
- Names of two referees who know you in a professional or academic capacity
Please note that if you are shortlisted for an award, you will be required to log into the online application system and request a reference from your referees. The request will generate an email to the referees and they will need to submit the reference by Monday, 25 February 2019. If your referees do not submit by this deadline, you will be unable to proceed with an interview.
Selection updates and timelines
Once you are through with the 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarship application, you will receive email updates about your application status at each step of the selection process. You can also check your status on the online application system.
Applications for 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarships are open from 6 August. They close on 6 November 2018 at 12:00 GMT
For more information visit Chevening Nigeria
See a helpful guide from a past Chevening scholar here