Chevening Scholarships at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Chevening Scholars.

We are proud to support Chevening Scholarships, the UK's global masters scholarship programme for outstanding scholars with leadership potential.

Applications for Chevening Scholarships in 2020-21 are now closed.


What are Chevening Scholarships?

  • Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme for potential future leaders, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.
  • Chevening Scholarships are available to students from over 160 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and European Union).
  • Chevening Scholarships are typically awarded for a one year taught masters degree at universities across the UK. Scholarships cover tuition fees, living allowance and return airfare from your home country to the UK.
  • Chevening Scholars and former Scholars form an influential global network, including over 50,000 Chevening alumni worldwide.



Who is eligible to apply for Chevening Scholarships?

To apply for a Chevening Scholarships you must have:

  • a degree of a good standard
  • at least two years' work experience (including voluntary experience)
  • a high standard of English language
  • leadership and networking skills
  • commitment to work in your home country for at least two years after completing your masters degree

Full details of eligibility criteria and eligible countries are available on the Chevening Scholarships website.

Why study at the University of Nottingham?

The University of Nottingham is a world-class university with a global reputation for academic excellence, ground-breaking research and employability.


  • Ranked as a world top 100 University in the QS World University Rankings
  • Ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the Research Excellence framework (REF)
  • Rated 'gold' for undergraduate teaching in the UK's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • A member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group and the Universitas 21 international network
  • Global links to more than 300 partner universities in over 40 countries
  • Excellent careers support and opportunities including postgraduate work placments
  • Award-winning campuses in a great historical city, only two hours from London by train
  • A great student experience with a wide variety of student societies and sports opportunities

International Student Recruitment

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