Chevening Scholarships- Durham University (MSc Management)

Awarded By: Durham University in UK
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Nov 7, 2023
Amount: POUND 27,000
Countries:
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree
  • This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Durham University in UK
  • Master of Science Management
  • Applicable to all Postgraduate Taught programmes

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 27,000 => Rs 27,18,900
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 105.85 (last updated 9th January 2024)
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this

Number of students to be awarded:
10

Eligible student nationality

India, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia, Sweden, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Mauritius, Ukraine, South Africa, Philippines, Bangladesh, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • LOR: 2 Reference letters are recommended
  • Referees should be people who can comment on applicants’ general suitability to receive a Chevening Award Referees should be known to the applicant, either in an academic or professional capacity
  • They should not be a relative or close personal friend
  • Reference should cover the following:
  • Your contact details: address, email address, and phone number
  • How long have you known the applicant?
  • In what capacity do you know the applicant? (eg professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious, etc)
  • When did you last have regular contact with the applicant?
  • A brief overall endorsement of the applicant, including their:
  • Skills in leadership and networking
  • Personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities
  • Ability to complete a demanding academic program in the UK
  • Application Process:
  • Applications must be submitted online via the Chevening website
  • Applicants can choose 3 different UK universities to seek admission with the scholarship
  • All applicants who wish to be considered for an award at Durham University are encouraged to select Durham as their first preference in their Chevening application

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Official Transcripts Required
LOR Required
Work Experience Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application final end date November 07, 2023
Contact email: scholarshipsadvice@durhamacuk
Contact number: 44 (0)191 334 6395
FAQ Link: https://wwwcheveningorg/faqs/?chevening_audience=applicants

Additional Information:

  • Applicants are not eligible for a Chevening Scholarship if they:
  • Hold British or dual British citizenship (unless you are a citizen of a British Overseas Territory or hold BN(O) and are applying from Hong Kong)
  • Hold refugee status in a non-Chevening eligible country. Applicants who are citizens of a Chevening-eligible country and who hold refugee status in a Chevening-eligible country are eligible for a scholarship
  • Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable them to gain entry to a postgraduate program at a UK university This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honors degree in the UK
  • IELTS: 65 with min score of 60 in each section
  • PTE: 62 with min score of 59 in each component
  • Applicants must have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience
  • The types of work experience that are eligible for Chevening can include:
  • Full-time employment
  • Part-time employment
  • Voluntary work
  • Paid or unpaid internships
  • Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview
  • The interview will be in the city where the British Embassy or High Commission has a representation
  • The interview will be a competency-based panel assessment conducted in English
  • Applicants will be asked a series of questions discussing some of the information they provided in the application form
  • The panel will ask questions that will enable applicants to explain his/her personal and professional aspirations, and how Chevening can facilitate their achievement of these goals
  • Applicants course choices will also be discussed and they will be asked to provide an update on their applications

Special Restrictions:
Applicant must return to his/her country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after the award has ended.
Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
IELTS Required (minimum score 65)
PTE Required (minimum score 62)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 600%)
Work Experience Required (minimum 2 years)
Interview Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time