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.


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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