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Chevening scholarships

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.

Scholarships for international students to study in the UK
Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships

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 50,000 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).

Find out whether you are eligible to apply for a Chevening scholarship.

Chevening Scholarships at Southampton

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, Kiribati, 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.

2019 Chevening Scholarships

Applications for the 2019 scholarships opens on the 6th August 2018 until the 6th November 2018.

Further information

For full details of eligibility, and how to apply, visit the Chevening website.

International Voices blog

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.

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Our staff regularly visit many countries worldwide. To meet one of our representatives in your country, see our current schedule of events or contact us at  

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