Chevening Scholarship

Masters scholarship for outstanding scholars with leadership potential

The application deadline has now passed

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Chevening Scholars, and we’re proud to support Chevening Scholarships as a Chevening Partner.

What are Chevening Scholarships?

Chevening is the UK's global masters scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations. The scholarships enable outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year masters degrees in the UK. Chevening scholarships are fully funded, including tuition fees, flights, accommodation and a living stipend, amongst other financial support. Full details are on the Chevening website

Chevening-Nottingham Partnership Awards

In addition to the main Chevening scholarship call, we’re pleased to co-fund a number of bespoke partner awards for 2024/25 entry. Priority is given to candidates from the following countries: 

  • Egypt
  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan

To be considered for a Chevening-Nottingham award, you should list the University of Nottingham as your first choice.


It’s important that you check you meet all Chevening’s eligibility criteria before you apply. This includes that you must:

  • be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory
  • have an undergraduate degree equivalent to an upper 2:1 honours degree (UK equivalent)
  • have at least two years’ work experience
  • return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended

Full eligibility details are on the Chevening website.

How to apply

Applications for Chevening Scholarships for the 2024/25 academic year are now closed.

I am the founder and CEO of Kente Master Limited, a social enterprise producing high quality original kente fabric products. I applied for the Chevening Scholarship as the perfect fit to help me expand my business across the world and empower more kente weavers in Ghana.
Peter Paul Akanko, studying Msc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management
Find scholarship details for your country on the Chevening website


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Offered by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in partnership with the University of Nottingham.

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