Chevening Scholarships- Newcastle University

Awarded By: Newcastle University in UK
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Apr 21, 2024
Amount: Varies
Countries:
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 Newcastle University in UK
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Renewable Energy, Enterprise and Management (REEM)
  • Applicable to all Master programs

Scholarship amount details

  • Payment of tuition fees
  • Economy travel to and from your country of residence by an approved route for the applicant only
  • An arrival allowance
  • The cost of an entry clearance (visa) application only for the applicant
  • A departure allowance
  • A contribution of up to £75 for TB testing, where is required
  • A travel top-up allowance
  • A monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover accommodation and living expenses. The monthly stipend will depend on whether applicants are studying inside or outside London. These rates are subject to annual review. Stipend payments will be made to the applicant on or around the 21st of the month for the following full month. Where he/she arrive in the UK or leave the UK partway through the month, the stipend for that month will be adjusted as appropriate
  • In Taiwan and Singapore, the Chevening scholarship only comprises tuition fees and one visa application

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:
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 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

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 Cranfield University are encouraged to select Cranfield 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
Work Experience Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline: Not Available
FAQ Link: https://wwwcheveningorg/apply/faqs

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must:
    • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory
    • Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honors degree in the UK
    • Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience The types of work experience include:
    • Full-time employment
    • Part-time employment
    • Voluntary work
    • Paid or unpaid internships
    • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses:
    • Applicants must choose full-time and,
    • Taught 1-year master’s (ie not research-focused MRes programs)
    • Start in the autumn term
    • Lead to a master’s degree qualification
    • Based in the UK
    • Have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices
  • 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
    • The interview panel will include representatives from the British embassy or high commission, who will use the global Chevening criteria to assess your answers
    • 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 them to explain their personal and professional aspirations, and how Chevening can facilitate their achievement of these goals

    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 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