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Award details

2023/2024 Chevening Scholarships

About the award

The Chevening Programme, which is funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and partner organisations, was established in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. Chevening Scholars come from more than 160 countries and territories worldwide. There are over 50,000 Chevening alumni around the world who comprise an influential and highly regarded global network. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any of the UK’s leading universities.

Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Entry requirements

Applicants should read the online guidance and be able to demonstrate how they meet the Chevening selection criteria before submitting a Scholarship application.

To find out more about FCDO priorities in eligible countries you can visit the UK government country pages which will often have details of these. For example, to find out more about the UK in Angola you can visit

To apply for this scholarship you must have:
- an undergraduate degree;
- at least two years' work experience (including voluntary experience); and
- leadership qualities and a passion for influencing positive change in your home country.

How to apply

Applications for Chevening Scholarships must be submitted online; you can check if the award is available in your country/territory and apply here. Prospective scholars may also want to subscribe to Chevening's e-newsletter which provides timely and useful advice about the application process. The timeline can be seen here.

To be considered for a 2023/24 Chevening award at the University of Exeter you should include your chosen University of Exeter Master's degree programme in your course choices on your Chevening Scholarship application.  You should also submit your programme application to the University. Please visit:

You do not need to have a programme offer by the Scholarship application deadline of 1 November 2022 (12:00 GMT) but we encourage you to check your chosen courses are available for study in 2023/24 and apply for your programmes before or at the same time as applying for the Scholarship. 


Application deadline:1st November 2022
Value:Fully funded
Duration of award:for 1 year
Contact: Please note the University does not control the application or selection process for these awards.