Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open between 12 September and 7 November 2023. Applications are to be submitted via the online application form at chevening.org/apply.
Chevening Scholarships are awarded to people from all backgrounds who can demonstrate that they have the commitment and skills required to become future leaders, and can demonstrate a Masters degree from the Kingdom How he will help them create positive change in their country. This scholarship provides comprehensive financial support to students wishing to study for an eligible master’s degree at over 150 UK universities, while also having access to a range of academic, professional and exclusive culture.
Since the program began in 1983, more than 55,000 professionals have had the opportunity to take their careers to the next level through Chevening. Around 1,500 scholarships are available globally for the 2024/2025 academic year, demonstrating the UK’s ongoing commitment to developing future leaders. This year is special as we celebrate 40 years of Chevening Scholarships in the Philippines. Since 1983, more than 550 Filipino scholars have joined the global Chevening network, studying in the UK and bringing their skills and passion to make a difference in the Philippines.
Head of Scholarships at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Emma Hennessey, said:
Chevening Scholars, Fellows, and Alumni use the skills and knowledge they gain while studying in the UK to drive change, promoting better lives and safer places for people around the world to live, work, and thrive.
Chevening represents the very best of the UK and the world, and our scholars become part of the global Chevening network of over 55,000 alumni. I am always inspired by the passion and commitment of those in the Chevening community and I look forward to receiving applications from the next generation.
HMA Laure Beaufils, to the Philippines and Palau said:
There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ scholar. We welcome applicants of any age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and cultural background. We want to see that you have energy, curiosity, a clear vision for your future, and the ability to achieve your goals.
We are looking for people passionate about driving change, with plans and visions for having an impact in the Philippines. If this sounds like you, then you are very likely to fit in with our community of over 55,000 alumni worldwide. A Chevening Scholarship could be the perfect opportunity for you. Please do apply before 07 November 2023.
Chevening Scholar (40th Chevening Anniversary Batch) Mc Jazer Malonda from the Philippines said:
By investing in emerging leaders, the Chevening scholarship is more than just an opportunity to study abroad. It provides the chance to start a lifelong mission to influence positive change in the Philippines through a well-rounded British education, a strong global network of more than 50,000 inspiring alumni, and a shared learning experience of diversity in the United Kingdom.
Apply for the Chevening scholarship because it will open your mind and push you to explore new ways to communicate, engage, and influence within and across others in your chosen profession. The Chevening application process is daunting, but you have all the tools you need. Have courage, start writing, and #ChooseChevening.’