Chevening Scholarships

Academic year 2020
Cardiff, Wales

Overview

We are a popular destination for Chevening Scholars and we are pleased to support this scholarship programme.

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.

The scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree at universities across the UK.

Our students have been awarded Chevening Scholarships over the years and they have shared their experiences of how it helped with their studies in the UK.

Eligibility criteria

To apply for this scholarship you must be:

  • be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
  • return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended
  • have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university - this is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
  • have at least two years’ work experience (this may be up to five years for fellowship programmes, so please refer to your country page for further details)
  • apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 16 July 2020
  • meet the Chevening English language requirement by 16 July 2020.

How to apply

  • Applications must be submitted via the Chevening website.
  • Please refer to the guidance on the website before applying, including the frequently asked questions.
  • You should also refer to the country webpages on the Chevening website which contain guidance for applicants from your country, including priority subject areas.

Important dates

Applications for 2020/2021 Chevening Scholarships and some Chevening Fellowships open on 5 August 2019 and close on 5 November 2019.

You must be holding an unconditional offer and meet Chevening's English Language requirements by 16 July 2020.

Deadline

Application will close on 05 November 2019

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

Ishwar
I utilized the services of SI-UK in Chennai which proved invaluable for me. They provided great assistance throughout my application process, guiding me from evaluating my choices to selecting the university that best matched my profile.
Ishwar
Ishwar
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal
MSc Design Innovation, Loughborough University
Sudarshan
"The entire team at SI-UK was incredibly supportive. They provided me with a list of universities to consider, and I ultimately chose Aston University. With their assistance, I applied and received an offer along with a £5000 scholarship. I am grateful to my counselor and the entire team for guiding me through the visa application process and every other aspect. Thank you, SI-UK, for helping me pursue my dream."
Sudarshan
Sudarshan
Engineering, Aston University
Saumya Sharma
"Last year, I reached out to SI-UK, Jaipur for my Master’s journey, and it has been an incredibly fulfilling and successful experience. From guiding me through the application process to assisting with letters of recommendation and statement of purpose, and even following up with universities, SI-UK provided comprehensive support at every step of the journey. They went the extra mile, assisting with admissions, fee processing, accommodation arrangements, visa guidance, and coordination on medical checkups. I firmly believe that my admission to the University of Birmingham wouldn't have been possible without SI-UK. I highly recommend SI-UK to anyone seeking admission to a UK or Ireland university."
Saumya Sharma
Saumya Sharma
MBA , University of Birmingham
Jehabuz Khan
In September, I sought assistance from SI-UK for my studies in the UK, with a planned intake for January 2023. With the support of my counsellor who made exceptional efforts, I smoothly navigated the application process which culminated in the timely acquisition of my UK student visa hassle-free. I wholeheartedly endorse SI-UK to fellow students aiming to pursue their dreams of studying in the UK. Thank you!
Jehabuz Khan
Jehabuz Khan
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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