British Chevening Scholarship for African Students 2015 2016

British Chevening Scholarship for African Students 2015 2016 • Canon Collins Trust works with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to jointly select and fund a number of scholars on the Chevening Programme each year. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses (for one-year taught masters degrees) at universities in the UK. This scholarship open for applications on 1st August 2014.

Chevening is a merit-based, open, international competition. The Scholarships are awarded to talented individuals who demonstrate the potential to become future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers. Scholars come from a wide range of fields; including politics, business, government, the media, religion, the environment, civil society, and academia.

Study in: UK
Host Institution: Chevening – UK universities
Course Level: Master’s
Course Starts: annually September

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British Chevening Scholarship for African Students 2015 2016

CLOSING DATE: 25 October (annually)

Field of Study(s):

Generally, British Chevening Scholarship for African students enable applicants to study a oe-year postraduate master’s course in any discipline at any UK university.  Applications from all fields are accepted.

Target Group:

This international scholarships available for students from South Africa country.
More scholarships for African students, please see GreenMatter Fellowship Awards for African.

Eligibility:

To apply for this scholarship through the Canon Collins Trust applicants must:

  • be a national of South Africa
  • be applying for a full-time one-year master’s degree at a UK university
  • be in possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application.
  • demonstrate the minimum Chevening English language requirement
  • be able to obtain the correct visa, and receive an unconditional offer from a UK university
  • have completed at least two years’ work or equivalent experience before applying

For full eligibility criteria please see the Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

What does it cover:

The British Chevening/Canon Collins Scholarship for African students will normally cover:

  • payment of tuition fees;
  • all costs associated with the programme;
  • a grant for the cost of preparation of a thesis or dissertation (if required);
  • accommodation;
  • the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application.
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for applicants only;
  • economy travel to and from applicants’ country of residence to the UK.

How to apply:

Applicants must apply through the British Chevening Scholarship online application system (link below).

Applicants must apply to their chosen university separately and awards are conditional on their being offered a place.

Source & further information on British Chevening Scholarship for African Students 2015/2016:

Official Invitation

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