Chevening UK Scholarships for International Students 2013

Chevening UK Scholarships for International Students 2013Deadline: Dec 2013 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts AY 2014/2015

Brief description: 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.

Host Institution(s): Any university in the UK

Field(s) of study: Chevening Scholarships are targeted towards a broad range of fields and disciplines. Full information about priority subjects for countries which offer Chevening Scholarships is available on the country pages of  www.chevening.org.

Number of Awards: Chevening Scholars come from over 110 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and this year the Scholarships will support approximately 700 individuals. There are over 41,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.

Target Group: Chevening Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields; including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia. Applicants should be high calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership.

Scholarship value/inclusions: Most Chevening Scholarships cover: tuition fees; a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual); an economy class return airfare to the UK; additional grants to cover essential expenditure. Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only.

Eligibility: Applicants should read the guidance for 2013/14 applicants at www.chevening.org/apply for full eligibility criteria.

Application instructions: Applications for 2014/15 Chevening Scholarships is not yet open but will open in October 2013 and will close in December 2013. Exact dates and deadlines are available on the country pages of www.chevening.org.

Contact information: For further information on applying for a Chevening Scholarship, sign up for alerts at www.chevening.org.  Applicants can also contact the Chevening Scholarships Secretariat at www.chevening.org/enquiry.

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.chevening.org/

Chevening UK Scholarships for International Students

Chevening UK Scholarships for International StudentsDeadline: 21 Dec 2012 (annual)
Study in: Belgium
Course starts September 2013

Brief description: Ghent University offers postgraduate Masters Scholarships to international students from selected developing countries who wish to study in Belgium and obtain a master’s degree at Ghent University.

Host Institution(s): University of Ghent in Belgium

Field(s) of study: Eligible Master Grants programmes 2013-2014

International Master of Science in Rural Development
International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering
Master of Science in Technology for Integrated Water Management
Master of Advanced Studies in European Law
Erasmus Mundus: Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
Erasmus Mundus: European Master of Science in Nematology
Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology
Master of Science in Statistical Data Analysis
Master of Science in Photonics Science and Engineering
Master of Science in Textile Engineering
Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering

+ 7 International Course Programmes (ICP)*

Master of Science in Aquaculture
Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation
Master of Science in Food Technology
Master of Science in Nematology
Master of Science in Physical Land Resources
Master of Science of Nutrition and Rural Development
Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management

*All residents from the VLIR-UOS country list can only apply for an ICP-scholarship (International Course Programme) and not for a Master grant.  Residents from Angola, Myanmas, Niger, Pakistan, Algeria, China and Namibië can apply for a Master grant.

Number of Scholarships: Each year, a maximum of 10 scholarships can be awarded.

Target group: The scholarships are for international students from developing countries listed on the Master Grants country list (PDF).

Scholarship value/inclusions: The scholarship is in principle paid for the total duration of the studies.  The scholarship consists of an allowance of €1000 per month and the yearly tuition fee with a maximum of 80€. Once you get an intstallation fee of 500€. In case of increased tuition fee for the master’s programme, Ghent University will only reimburse the refundable part. Airline ticket and visa costs are carried by the student.

Eligibility: Degree

Applicants for master’s programmes should already have obtained a bachelor degree when they submit the application.

Nationality
The applicants must come from and should be nationals of one of the developing countries on the Master Grants country list (PDF). Priority, however, will be given to the categories on the country list with the lowest levels of development and income. Priority will also be given to students applying for an ICP-programme whose country is not on the VLIR-country list but on the UGent list.

Language and proficiency
The application is to be made in English. The applicant should have a very good command of the English language. Click here to see the requirements.

Scholarship Application instructions: Important: You must demonstrate that the university of your studies, your current or future employer has a relation with Ghent University (former or current). For example: staff exchange, research projects, publications, etc.  Your application will not be eligible if you cannot establish any connection with Ghent University.

The deadline for 2013-2014 is to be 21 December 2012 for new students.  It is important to read the admission requirements and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.ugent.be/en/research/devcooperation/mastergrants.htm

Chevening UK Scholarships for International Students

Chevening UK Scholarships for International StudentsDeadline: Jan-June 2013 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts AY 2013/2014

Brief description: The Chevening UK Scholarships is one of the world’s top scholarship schemes for international students. It is the flagship scholarship scheme of the British Government which provides scholarships to around 1000 leaders from over 130 countries to study in the UK every year.

The Chevening Scholarships offers exceptional candidates the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study at leading universities in the UK. It is aimed at future leaders, opinion formers and decision-makers.

Host Institution(s): UK Universities and Academic Institutions.

Field(s) of study: Chevening scholarships are targeted towards a broad range of fields and disciplines.  Depending on the priorities of the UK Embassy in your country, applications are welcome for the following fields: Development, Public administration, Governance, Journalism/media, International Relations, Human rights, Economics, Finance, Banking, Law, Human rights, Management, Project planning, Political science, Diplomatic training, Environmental studies, Civil Society, Religion, etc.

Number of Awards: Annually, the programme provides nearly 1,000 scholarships.

Target group: The Chevening UK scholarships are for international students or researchers from over 130 countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions: Chevening UK Scholarships are full scholarships which cover tuition fees, monthly stipend and various one-off allowances as well as international travel to and from UK.  Most scholars undertake a one year master’s degree.

Eligibility: Chevening UK Scholarships are for high calibre international student graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. Applicants should be:

• Motivated to make a career that will take them to positions of leadership in their own country within ten years of their scholarship
•  Able to use their studies and experience in the UK to benefit themselves, their countries and the UK
•  Natural influencers and talented communicators, with energy and ambition
•  People who value networking and who can demonstrate the value of networks to their studies, and to bringing about change on a global level
•  Intelligent, with demonstrable academic potential
•  Strong characters with integrity, drive, and the ability to self manage and work independently

Applicants Must:

•  Have good English Language skills and an IELTS score of 6.5 (or its equivalent) for admission to postgraduate courses
•  Meet the academic requirements for their courses of study

Application instructions: There is no coordinated global launch of the programme. British missions around the world will advertise Chevening separately, so timings will vary. Some Embassies will advertise as early as late autumn (September), while others will start as late as spring (May-June).  The deadline varies per country but falls around January-June 2013.

Please check your local British Embassy or High Commission website, and your local British Council website, for details about how the scheme will operate in your country, including information about deadlines and whether criteria about areas of interest have been applied.

Contact information: Any follow up questions should be directed to your local British Council Office. The contact details are found at this link.

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/what-we-do/scholarships/chevening/

Chevening UK Scholarships for International Students

Chevening UK Scholarships for International StudentsDeadline: Jan-June 2013 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts AY 2013/2014

Brief description: The Chevening UK Scholarships is one of the world’s top scholarship schemes for international students. It is the flagship scholarship scheme of the British Government which provides scholarships to around 1000 leaders from over 130 countries to study in the UK every year.

The Chevening Scholarships offers exceptional candidates the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study at leading universities in the UK. It is aimed at future leaders, opinion formers and decision-makers.

Host Institution(s): UK Universities and Academic Institutions.

Field(s) of study: Chevening scholarships are targeted towards a broad range of fields and disciplines.  Depending on the priorities of the UK Embassy in your country, applications are welcome for the following fields: Development, Public administration, Governance, Journalism/media, International Relations, Human rights, Economics, Finance, Banking, Law, Human rights, Management, Project planning, Political science, Diplomatic training, Environmental studies, Civil Society, Religion, etc.

Number of Awards: Annually, the programme provides nearly 1,000 scholarships.

Target group: The Chevening UK scholarships are for international students or researchers from over 130 countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions: Chevening UK Scholarships are full scholarships which cover tuition fees, monthly stipend and various one-off allowances as well as international travel to and from UK.  Most scholars undertake a one year master’s degree.

Eligibility: Chevening UK Scholarships are for high calibre international student graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. Applicants should be:

• Motivated to make a career that will take them to positions of leadership in their own country within ten years of their scholarship
•  Able to use their studies and experience in the UK to benefit themselves, their countries and the UK
•  Natural influencers and talented communicators, with energy and ambition
•  People who value networking and who can demonstrate the value of networks to their studies, and to bringing about change on a global level
•  Intelligent, with demonstrable academic potential
•  Strong characters with integrity, drive, and the ability to self manage and work independently

Applicants Must:

•  Have good English Language skills and an IELTS score of 6.5 (or its equivalent) for admission to postgraduate courses
•  Meet the academic requirements for their courses of study

Application instructions: There is no coordinated global launch of the programme. British missions around the world will advertise Chevening separately, so timings will vary. Some Embassies will advertise as early as late autumn (September), while others will start as late as spring (May-June).  The deadline varies per country but falls around January-June 2013.

Please check your local British Embassy or High Commission website, and your local British Council website, for details about how the scheme will operate in your country, including information about deadlines and whether criteria about areas of interest have been applied.

Contact information: Any follow up questions should be directed to your local British Council Office. The contact details are found at this link.

Website: Official Scholarship Website: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/what-we-do/scholarships/chevening/