- Nigerians and other nationals of other countries have been asked to apply for the 2023/2024 Chevening scholarships
- The call was made by the government of the United Kingdom who said more than 1,500 scholarships on offer globally for the 2023/2024 academic year
- According to the government, the scholarship would provide full financial support for scholars to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university
In what Nigerians will see as an exciting news, the government of the United Kingdom has called on interested candidates to apply for the 2023/2024 Chevening scholarships.
According to the UK government, entries for the scholarship would open from August 2 to November 1, 2022.
The government, said there are more than 1,500 scholarships on offer globally for the 2023/2024 academic year.
It said the scholarship would provide full financial support for scholars to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also gaining access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.
Commenting on the development, Naomi Rayner, head of scholarships at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), said:
‘As the world continues to tackle major global issues such as climate change, international cooperation is more essential than ever.
“Chevening seeks to build an international community of people who are committed to working together to drive positive change. We do this by bringing together incredible people from around the world and supporting them through education to achieve their goals.
“In the UK we are proud of our world-class universities, and we know that our learning environments are enriched by the wide diversity of cultures, experiences and viewpoints represented on our campuses.
“Chevening scholars make a significant contribution to these communities, as well as becoming an important part of our network of over 50,000 alumni.
“Chevening represents the very best of the UK, welcoming people from across the world to study, grow, and thrive.
“Being a part of the Chevening network instils a strong sense of pride and responsibility. I am consistently inspired by the passion and commitment of those in the Chevening community, and I look forward to hearing from this year’s applicants.”
Applications for the scholarships can be submitted via this link.
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Applications for 2023/2024 Chevening Scholarships open on 2 August 2022. If you’re considering applying, read on for more information about the Chevening programme.
Chevening is the UK government’s international scholarships programme. Funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and partner organisations, we offer awards to study in the UK for one year on a fully funded master’s degree course.
Successful Chevening candidates come from a diverse range of countries and backgrounds, but they all demonstrate the passion, vision and skills needed to shape a better world.
There are many benefits to being selected, including fully funded tuition fees, access to some of the best quality education in the world, exclusive networking opportunities, and the chance to explore the UK’s diverse culture.
At the end of your scholarship, you’ll join our diverse community of over 50,000 global alumni. You’ll return home equipped with the knowledge and networks to bring your ideas to life and thrive in your career.
It doesn’t matter where you come from. It’s where you’re going that counts.