UK GOVERNMENT’S CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NIGERIANS AND OTHER COUNTRIES

UK government's Chevening scholarships
UK government’s Chevening scholarships

The UK government have called on all interested candidates to apply for the 2023/2024 Chevening scholarship.

The UK government’s Chevening scholarships enable outstanding candidates from all over the world to pursue a one-year fully funded master’s degree in the UK. The portal for the UK government’s Chevening scholarships is open till November 1, 2022.

According to the UK government, there are more than 1,500 scholarship slots available for the 2023/2024 academic year.

The Chevening UK scholarship will provide full financial support for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university.

The Uk government’s Chevening scholarships are awarded to individuals from all backgrounds, who can meet the requirements.

To increase your chance of being selected for the UK government’s Chevening scholarship it is recommended that you read through the Chevening scholarship application guide. Click here.

The required documents for the UK government’s Chevening scholarships include educational documents, references and one unconditional UK university offer. Read also: Fully funded scholarships for international students.

Eligibility for the UK government’s Chevening scholarships

Applications from ineligible candidates will be rejected. Hence it is essential you check the eligibility criteria before applying.

To be eligible for the UK government’s Chevening scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.
  • Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended.
  • Have acquired an undergraduate degree.
  • Have worked for at least two years.
  • Should have applied for three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 13 July 2023. For more details on eligibility criteria for the UK government’s Chevening scholarships click here.

Ineligibility criteria for the UK government’s Chevening scholarships

If you meet any of the following criteria then you are not eligible for the UK government’s Chevening scholarship

  • Hold British or dual British citizenship.
  • Hold refugee status in a non-Chevening eligible country.
  • Is an employee, a former employee, or a relative of an employee of Her Majesty‚Äôs Government, or have been within the last two years from the opening of Chevening applications.
  • Had previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship. For more information on the Ineligibility criteria for the UK government’s Chevening scholarships click here.