Chevening Scholarships- LSE (MSc Human Rights)

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 26,232
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

The Chevening Scholarships are funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK. Significant contributions are also made by partner organisations. The scholarships are offered in over 150 countries and are generally awarded for one year master’s courses. They enable talented graduates and young professionals who are identified as the potential leaders of tomorrow to develop strong links with the UK and with each other in a global network.

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 Human Rights
  • Applicable to all Master programs

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 26,232 => Rs 27,76,657
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 105.85 (last updated 9th January 2024)
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

  • Scholarship amount covers:
    • University tuition fees
    • A monthly stipend
    • Travel costs to and from the UK
    • An arrival allowance
    • A homeward departure allowance
    • The cost of one visa application
    • A travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK

    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:

    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 applicant, either in an academic or professional capacity They should not be a relative or close personal friend
    • Reference should cover the following:
      1) How long have you known the applicant?
      2) In what capacity do you know the applicant? (eg professional, educational, supervisory, voluntary, religious)
      3) When you last had regular contact with the applicant
      4) 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 programme in the UK
    • 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
    LOR Required

    Important Dates & FAQ info:

    Info Date
    Scholarship Application Open: September 12, 2023
    Scholarship Deadline: November 07, 2023
    Reading Committee Assessments: Mid-November To December 2023
    Applicants Shortlisted for Interviews: Early To Mid-february 2024
    References and Education Documents Deadline: February 2024
    Interviews: 26 February To 26 April 2024
    Results: From June 2024
    Offer Deadline: July 11, 2024
    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 honours degree in the UK
    • IELTS: 65 with min score of 55 in each section
    • PTE: 58 with min score of 42 in each component
    • Work Experience: Min 2 yrs required 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 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 58)
      12 Required
      UG Required (minimum score 600%)
      Work Experience Required (minimum 2 years)
      Interview Required

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    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 undergraduate education 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