Chevening Scholarships- LSE (MSc- Eco/ Fin & Eco/MIS & Digital Innovation/ Risk & Fin/ Econometrics & Math Eco/ Mngt & Strategy/ City Design &So.Sc/ Eco & Mngt/ Quant Method for Risk Mngt/ Stats/ Fin Stats)

Awarded By: London School of Economics and Political Science in UK
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Nov 7, 2023
Amount: POUND 32,208
Countries:
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

The Chevening LSE Fellowship allows successful applicants to spend up either three, six or nine months working on a defined research project at LSE. Fellows are hosted in a department, institute or centre at LSE in line with their research interests and are assigned an adviser.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree
  • This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in London School of Economics and Political Science in UK
  • Master of Science in Statistics (Financial Statistics)
  • Master of Science In Statistics
  • Master of Science Quantitative Methods for Risk Management
  • Master of Science Economics
  • Master of Science Management and Strategy
  • Master of Science Economics and Management
  • Master of Science Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
  • Master of Science Risk and Finance
  • Master of Science Finance and Economics
  • Master of Science Finance and Economics (Research)
  • Master of Science Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation
  • Master of Science City design and Social Science
  • Applicable to all Master programs

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 32,208 => Rs 32,16,935
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 × Not covered in scholarship
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:
Varies

Eligible student nationality

India, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia, Switzerland, 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 LSE are encouraged to select LSE 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

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application final end date 7 November 2023
FAQ Link: http://wwwcheveningorg/apply/faqs

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicant must not have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship
  • Applicant must have an undergraduate degree This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honors degree in the UK
  • IELTS: 70 with min score of 65 in each section
  • PTE: 69 with min score of 62 in each component
  • Work Experience: Applicants have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience It can be:
  • Full-time employment
  • Part-time employment
  • Voluntary work
  • Paid or unpaid internships
  • Work experience can be completed before, during, or after graduating from undergraduate studies
  • 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 this goal
  • 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 7)
PTE Required (minimum score 69)
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, LOR.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time