Chevening Scholarships- University of Oxford (MBA) Ongoing

Awarded By: Chevening Scholarships
Updated on Dec 7, 2023
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Nov 7, 2023
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

Chevening Scholarships – Offered in over 150 countries and generally for one year master’s courses. They enable the potential leaders of tomorrow to develop strong links with the UK and with each other in a global network. Master of Business Administration students from Oxford University have been able to establish themselves as leaders in their field and transform businesses in the process.

With a strong foundation in fundamental business skills, you’ll learn about strategy, finance, economics and more. When applying for a Chevening Award, applicants must choose three courses they would ideally study during their time abroad. This is an opportunity to fulfill their educational aspirations and expand their knowledge of a specific field.

Applicable course, university, and country

The scholarship is offered to any student, enrolled to the 1 year MBA program in the United Kingdom.

Scholarship amount details

The scholarship amount is not specified.

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Application × Not covered in scholarship
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
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates,Ireland,Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, 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, BritishIndian Ocean Territory, British VirginIslands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, CaymanIslands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, ChristmasIsland, CocosIslands, Colombia, Comoros, CookIslands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, FalklandIslands, FaroeIslands, Finland, 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, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, MarshallIslands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern MarianaIslands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, 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, Slovakia, SolomonIslands, 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 CaicosIslands, Tuvalu, U.S. VirginIslands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

Applications must be submitted online via the Chevening website. Applicants can choose 3 different UK universities to seek admission with the scholarship. Upon selection, the applicants will be called for an interview.

Application Link:

Additional Information:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

  • Letter of Recommendation: 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? (e.g.
      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

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline 07-Nov-23
Scholarship Decision date 01-Jun-24
FAQ Link:

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

-Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory
-Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended
-Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university by the time you submit your application This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK but may be different depending on your course and university choice
-Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience
-Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by the deadline listed on the application timeline

Scholarship Restriction:
Only for 1 year Masters program

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
UG Required (minimum score 60.0%)
Interview Required
Work experience Required(minimum of 2 years)


Additional Information:
Not available

iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:
1.Where can I find guidance for the online application system?
Guidance for the online application system including common queries can be found on our OAS technical issues page.

2. What education documents do I need to upload as part of my Chevening application?
Applicants can upload either their degree certificate or degree transcript, as long as it is an official document from your university that proves your degree and grade. We require the original documents which do not need to be translated into English.

3. Can I stay in the UK once my scholarship has ended?
Our terms and conditions require all scholars to return to their country/territory of award for a period of two years immediately following the completion of their award.

4. Can I apply for the Graduate route visa and stay in the UK at the end of my course?
No, Chevening Scholars cannot apply for a Graduate route visa. When you accept a Chevening Award, you agree to return home for two years at the end of your scholarship.