Applications are now open for the Chevening Scholarship

2016-08-08 - 2016-11-08

International Scholarships

Scholarships to study in UK

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships are open between 12:00 GMT on 8 August 2016 and 12:00 BST on 8 November 2016 (both midday UK time).

Chevening Scholarships in Nepal are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year Master’s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

A Chevening Scholarship offers financial support along with the opportunity to become part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.

Applicants from Nepal can choose any course of study, but we particularly welcome applications in the following fields:

  • Climate change and disaster management (including biodiversity, ecology, sustainable design, building construction and architecture, crisis/emergency management, and environmental science)
  • International relations (including politics and diplomacy)
  • Economics (including development economics, rural development, business administration, and management)
  • Human rights and democratic governance (including public policy, public administration, journalism and related fields)
  • Science and innovation (including software development, design, fashion, television, radio, and business innovation)

Applications for Chevening Scholarships can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system.

Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:


  • Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English
  • Valid passport/national ID card
  • University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate)
  • Three different UK Master's course choices

What is Included in this Scholarships Scheme?

  • university tuition fees
  • a monthly stipend
  • travel costs to and from the UK
  • an arrival allowance
  • a homeward departure allowance
  • a thesis grant
  • a grant for study materials
  • a study travel allowance
  • the cost of one visa application
  • a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK

For more information please visit the official site here