Posted on 30 September 2020
Overview of Chevening Scholarships
1) Who is eligible?
International candidates from almost any country in the world.
Key exceptions include the USA (where Fulbright operates as an alternative) and some Middle Eastern countries (including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE).
EU awards are limited, but available to candidates in e.g. Greece, Albania, Iceland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro.
The top nationalities awarded Chevening for York from 2014-2019 are:
1st : South Korea
3rd: Afghanistan / Syria
4th : Egypt
5th: Mexico / Nigeria / Pakistan
6th: El Salvador / Yemen / Brazil
Other countries showing at least two York Chevening scholars in this same period include: Malaysia, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Argentina, South Africa, Belize, The Gambia, Turkey, Guinea, Tunisia, India, Iraq, Zimbabwe
For the regular call, York contribute a 20% tuition fee discount
For the new Partnership award, York will cover 100% of the Masters tuition fees
Pre-sessional English or other pre-sessional classes, such as the Economics summer session, will not be covered by Chevening.
In all cases Chevening cover visa and travel expenses, an arrival allowance and a monthly personal living allowance to cover accommodation and living expenses.
Many Chevening candidates would be unable to consider a UK Masters degree without this significant support.
For more information
Contact: email@example.com in the International Recruitment Team