UK Chevening Master Degree Scholarship program for Afghanistan and other Countries

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  • Apply Before : November 1, 2022
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study All Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 4025
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

United Kingdom International Scholarship program (Chevening Scholarship program)

Application for the UK Chevening Scholarship program 2023-2024 will open in August. It is one of the most prestigious Scholarships opportunities which is offered for International students from different countries around the world and supported by the Government of the United Kingdom to study their master’s degree in the UK.

Read the announcement for Afghan applicants HERE

Application start: August  2, 2022,     Application Close: November 1, 2022 (deadline for Afghan applicants: 15 November)

Location: United Kingdom                            Level of study: master’s degree

Name of scholarship: Chevening               reference and educational document deadline: 22 February 2023

Interview notification: Mid-February 2023

Field of study: any field

Interview: March  to April 30 2023             Result notification: June 2023

University Offer deadline: July 15, 2023

Start of the program: September/October 2023

About Chevening Scholarships

Each year, The Government Kingdom offers the Chevening scholarships program for students from particular countries to pursue their master’s degree in the United Kingdom. This is a fully-funded scholarship program that covers all the expenses during the entire period of study.


The Chevening Scholarships are full Scholarships that will cover the following expenses:

  • Full Tuition Fee (but the MBA tuition fee is paid up to 18000 pounds)
  • Travel cost (one round trip economy level)
  • Visa fee
  • Allowance for departure
  • Monthly stipend for accommodation and living expenses
  • TB testing allowance
  • Grant to attend Chevening events


Who can apply for the Chevening Scholarship?

The applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Have citizenship of a Chevening-eligible country
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of working experience, including any type of work such as internships, volunteer work, full time, part-time that completes 2800 working hours. Your work experience can be completed before, during, or after graduating from your
  • Return back to home country after graduation
  • Receive an unconditional offer from one of three UK university courses by July 15, the following year
  • The English language requirement has been removed for applicants applying to study from 2020/2021 onwards.
  • Note: for the academic year 2023/2024, Afghan applicants should be outside of AFghanistan in an eligible ODA country 

Note: Those who have dual citizenship with one British citizenship, current/former employees of the UK government and relatives, or studied in the UK previously are not eligible to apply.


Which courses you can apply?

The course you select needs to be full-time, start in the fall next year  (October or September), taught master program, and be based in the UK. You can apply to any field of study you have got your bachelor’s degree or you can change your master’s degree field if you have a good reason for changing your field.


Application procedure

The UK Chevening Scholarship program applicants can apply online from August 1 to November 1, 2022 (15 November for Afghan applicants). Applicants are advised to read all the requirements, frequently asked questions, and other terms and conditions before they apply.

Required documents: 

  • Scan of Your valid Passport
  • Three University Courses you have applied to
  • Academic Transcripts and diplomas
  • Contact details of two referees

Note: You need to provide answers to the following essay questions in the application form:

Essay Questions (. (Minimum word count: 100 words, maximum word count: 500 words each essay)

* Leadership and influence

Chevening is looking for individuals who will be future leaders or influencers in their home countries. Explain how you meet this requirement, using clear examples of your own leadership and influencing skills to support your answer.

* Networking

Chevening is looking for individuals with strong professional relationship-building skills, who will engage with the Chevening community and influence and lead others in their chosen profession. Please explain how you build and maintain relationships in a professional capacity, using clear examples of how you currently do this, and outline how you hope to use these skills in the future.

* Studying in the UK

Outline why you have selected your chosen three university courses, and explain how this relates to your previous academic or professional experience and your plans for the future. Please enter new information and examples here and not duplicate the information you have entered on the work experience and education section of this form

* Career Plan

Chevening is looking for individuals who have a clear post-study career plan. Please outline your immediate plans upon returning home and your longer-term career goals. You may wish to consider how these relate to what the UK government is doing in your country

Note: application is accepted from August 2 – November 1, 2022 (for Afghanistan- 15 November is the deadline).

Don’t know how to apply?

Watch the video below to learn the details of this scholarship. 

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Information in Dari (note, the content on pdf  is not updated just get the necessary info about requirements and ignore the dates.)

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