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We welcome Masters degree students from countries across the world every year through the UK Government's prestigious Chevening Scholarships programme. We are also delighted to partner with Chevening to offer a Chevening-Southampton Partnership award.
Funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations, Chevening Scholarships are aimed at outstanding scholars with leadership potential. The awards are typically for a one-year Masters degree in any subject. There are over 46,000 Chevening Alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.
These awards are available to students from more than 160 countries and territories worldwide (excluding the USA and EU).
Find out whether you are eligible to apply for a Chevening scholarship.
Since 2009 we have welcomed numerous Chevening scholars every year from around the world, including Afghanistan, Anguilla, Argentina, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Cuba, Egypt, Guatemala, Guyana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Montenegro, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam, West Bank & Gaza and Zambia . They have studied Masters degrees in a wide range of subjects in business, social sciences, law, health, psychology and engineering.
The University of Southampton is proud to be a Chevening partner. In addition to the standard Chevening Scholarships, we are delighted to offer one Chevening-Southampton scholarship specifically for study at the University of Southampton. This award is open to students from any eligible country for any Masters programme who select the University as their first choice institution.
The application round for 2017 scholarships is open between 8 August 2016 and 8 November 2016.
To apply for a Chevening scholarship, you need to:
For full details of eligibility, and how to apply, visit the Chevening website.
Every year, the University of Southampton welcomes a number of scholars from a variety of scholarship schemes. You can read about their experiences in Southampton on our International Voices blog.