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Applications for Chevening Scholarships 2020/21

28 June 2019

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We are pleased to announce that applications for 2020/21 Chevening Scholarships and some Fellowships will open Monday 5 August 2019.

Chevening is the UK’s government’s flagship international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983. It is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations.

Chevening provides two type of awards – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships.

How to best prepare for your Chevening Scholarship Application

Read our guidance pages on the website

Make sure to check the Chevening website to ensure you meet the Chevening eligibility criteria and understand Chevening policies.

Research your programme choice

To apply for the Chevening Scholarship, you will need to choose three different eligible master’s courses, and select them on your application form.

It is very important to pick programmes that are best suited to your goals and interests.

You can find Loughborough University London’s master’s programmes on our webpage.

Secure referees

You are required to enter information for two referees (one professional, one academic) in your application. Information needed include:

  1. Name
  2. Job title
  3. Organisation
  4. Capacity in which known
  5. Email address

If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide references from your two referees within a short period of time. Identify two referees in good time and ensure that they will be happy to provide a comprehensive reference on your behalf. More details will be provided to you if you are invited to interview.

Connect on social media

Make sure to follow Chevening on Social Media to keep up to date. They are on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


The deadline for the Chevening Award applications is 5 November 2019. No late applications will be accepted, so make sure you give yourself enough time to submit your strongest application.

You can find more information on the Chevening Website.

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