Chevening Scholarship

Chevening Scholarship

Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build long lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Awarding Body
UK Government
Full Scholarship (flights, accommodation, and course fees are all included)
TBC for 2025/2026


Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders.

Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree and cover tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs.


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Vietnam

This scholarship is available to all Chevening Countries, if your country is not listed, please check their website to see if your country is eligible.

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Postgraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • All Subjects

Other Requirements

Only ‘Chevening’ countries are eligible, a full list of eligible countries can be found on the Chevening website:

To apply for this scholarship you must have: -

  • An undergraduate degree
  • At least two years' work experience (including voluntary experience)
  • Leadership skills such as excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and the sheer determination to achieve your goals
  • A willingness to embody the experience, by engaging with extra-curricular activities, and act as an ambassador for Robert Gordon University, by promoting the value of studying at Robert Gordon University

How to Apply

You'll need to apply for a full time master's degree  with RGU and a Chevening Scholarship. We recommend applying for your chosen courses of study before or at the same time as applying for a Chevening Scholarship.

The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when scholars are conditionally selected for an award. 

Chevening Timeline

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