Chevening scholarships

Regent's College London is pleased to announce that we have been added to the list of recognised institutions for Chevening Scholarships.

What are Chevening Scholarships?

Chevening Scholarships are the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree.

Who can apply for a Chevening Scholarship?

Chevening Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields; including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia. Applicants should be high calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. Chevening Scholars come from over 110 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and this year the scholarships will support approximately 700 individuals. There are over 41,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.

Please check all eligibility requirements at

When do applications for 2013/14 Chevening Scholarships open?

Applications for 2013/14 Chevening Scholarships opened at the end of October 2012 and will close in December 2012. Exact dates are available on the country pages of

How to apply for a Chevening Scholarship

For information on applying for a Chevening Scholarship for 2013/14, sign up now for alerts at and read the guidance for 2013/14 applicants at Applicants can also contact the Chevening Scholarships Secretariat at

Full information about deadlines and priority subjects for countries which offer Chevening Scholarships will be available on the country pages of